2009 turned out to be a banner year for the University of Georgia. The Dawgs had a total of 6 players drafted including number one overall pick Matthew Stafford. Here is a run down of Georgia players taken in the 2009 NFL Draft:
Round 1, Pick 1 (#1 Overall) - QB Matthew Stafford selected by the Detroit Lions
Round 1, Pick 12 (#12 Overall) - RB Knowshon Moreno selected by the Denver Broncos
Round 2, Pick 18 (#50 Overall) - WR Mohamed Massquoi selected by the Cleveland Browns
Round 3, Pick 22 (#86 Overall) - CB Asher Allen selected by the Minnesota Vikings
Round 3, Pick 29 (#93 Overall) - DT Corvey Irvin selected by the Carolina Panthers
Round 6, Pick 9 (#182 Overall) - DE Jaius Wynn selected by the Green Bay Packers
Additionally, Georgia had four undrafted players sign free agent contracts with NFL teams. FB Brannan Southerland signed with the New York Jets, LB Dannell Ellerbe signed with the Baltimore Ravens, WR Kenneth Harris was picked up by the New Orleans Saints, and WR Demiko Goodman went to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Good luck to all the former Dawgs beginning their careers in the NFL!