Predicting Who Every SEC Team's Highest Drafted Player Will Be in the 2024 NFL Draft

We are about to head into one of the best weekends of the year, the NFL Draft. As usual, the SEC is expected to have a dominant showing. I decided to take a look at who I believe will be the first player off the board from every SEC school.
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Georgia - TE Brock Bowers

Brock Bowers was arguably the best Tight End in the nation all three years that he was at Georgia. In fact, Bowers became the first two-time Mackey Award winner (the award for the nation's top TE) as he won the award in 2022 and 2023.

In 2023, Bowers had 56 catches, 714 receiving yards, and 7 total TD's across 10 games while battling an ankle injury. He brings great speed to the table along with elite run-after-the-catch ability, and solid hands.

For his three-year Georgia career, Bowers had 175 catches, 2,538 receiving yards, 193 rushing yards, and 31 total TD's (26 receiving, 5 rushing). I expect Bowers to be a top-15 pick (who could be a top-10 pick) as the top Tight end in the draft.

Kentucky - CB Andru Phillips

Adru Phillips developed throughout his college career and got better each season. This past season he had 47 tackles, 1.5 TFL, and 5 PBU's.

In his Freshman year, he red-shirted. Then played nine games as a reserve in 2021. He was then a part-time starter in 2022 before emerging as a full-time starter in 2023.

Phillips ran a 4.48 40 at the combine with a 1.51 10-yard split. He also jumped very well, with a 42" vertical and an 11' 3" broad jump. For his career, Phillips had 82 tackles, 3 TFL, and 10 PBU's. I expect him to be a 3rd or 4th round pick.