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Georgia draft hopefuls set to test for NFL scouts

10:50 PM, Mar 20, 2013   |    comments
NFL prospect linebacker Jarvis Jones celebrates after the game against the Florida Gators. The Bulldogs won 17-9. (Photot: Daniel Shirey-US PRESSWIRE)
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ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - NFL scouts and coaches are set to preview what is expected to be Georgia's biggest NFL draft class in school history.

Possible first-round picks Jarvis Jones, Alec Ogletree and Jonathan Jenkins will headline a large group of draft hopefuls who will be tested on Georgia's pro day on Thursday.

Georgia could have 10 or more players selected in next month's NFL draft. It had a school-record eight players drafted in 2002.

Jones, Ogletree and Jenkins were defensive starters. Georgia's most recent first-round picks - receiver A.J. Green in 2011 and quarterback Matthew Stafford and running back Knowshon Moreno in 2009 - were offensive stars.

The last Georgia defensive player to be drafted in the first or second round was cornerback Tim Jennings, a second-round pick in 2006.

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