@BR Box Type bold lede colon:Reshad Jones, safety: Jones left Georgia a year early after largely failing to live up to his five-star billing as a recruit. Still, he has size, speed and plays physically and with a number of safeties expected to go early, Jones could find himself selected in the late second round or third round.
Jeff Owens, defensive tackle: Owens was high on most draft boards entering his senior season in 2008, but he blew out his knee in the opener. He has worked his way back and turned in a fine effort in 2009, then he dominated the combine and his pro day. A second- or third-round selection seems possible.
Geno Atkins, defensive tackle: Atkins lacks the ideal size for an interior defensive lineman, but he’s quick and shifty and could fit in well in the right system. Like Owens, he could slide in as a second- or third-round choice.
Rennie Curran, linebacker: If Curran were three inches taller, he’d likely be one of the first linebackers taken in the draft. As it is, his 5-foot-11 stature will knock him back a few rounds. Still, his on-field exploits and leadership should be enough to catch some team’s interests in the middle rounds.
Mike Moore, wide receiver: Never a regular starter at Georgia, Moore managed to fight his way onto draft boards with exceptional work during his Pro Day. He’s strong and smart and proved to be a valuable red-zone threat last season. Moore could find himself a late-round pick somewhere.
Kade Weston, defensive tackle: The third member of Georgia’s accomplished group of defensive tackles, Weston was never a consistent starter and battled injuries throughout his career. But while Owens and Atkins lack the prototypical size, Weston is a huge body, but will need some time to develop. He could go late or sign as a free agent.
Prince Miller, cornerback: A three-year starter, Miller had his ups and downs at Georgia. He’s physical for a corner and plays the run well but had his troubles in coverage. A team could take a flyer on him late, but he’s just as likely to sign as a free agent after the draft.
— David Hale