Yellow Jacket trio ditching Tech for NFL
Out of three draft-eligible underclassmen -- running back Jonathan Dwyer, defensive end Derrick Morgan and safety Morgan Burnett -- it was thought that Georgia Tech could lose any combination of one, two or all three of the starters to early entry.
Unfortunately for the Yellow Jackets, the latter has come to fruition.
In a press conference this afternoon, the Tech trio announced that they were foregoing their final year of collegiate eligibility to make the leap to the NFL.
Morgan, a pass-rushing specialist, is likely the only one of the three guaranteed to go in the first round, although Dwyer could find himself slipping into the latter portion of round one. Burnett looks like he could go anywhere from the second to the fourth round at this point in time.
The three players join teammate and wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, who declared late last week, to make it an even four Yellow Jackets who will ply their football skills at the NFL level next season.
It also brings us to the time of the program that’s highly anticipated by nearly no one in the audience: the link to the CFT underclassmen draft tracker. Right HERE.