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John FitzPatrick: Atlanta Falcons take Georgia football tight end in 2022 NFL Draft

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edited April 30 in Article commenting
imageJohn FitzPatrick: Atlanta Falcons take Georgia football tight end in 2022 NFL Draft

For the third straight year, Georgia has had a tight end taken in the NFL draft. This year, it was John FitzPatrick as the 6-foot-7, 265-pound tight end was taken with the No. 213 overall pick in the sixth round.

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  • CandlerParkCandlerPark Posts: 186 ✭✭✭ Junior

    Actually, wasn't it still the sixth round, Connor? Either way 15 out 213 players picked. Unbelievable.

    Just to contrast, Texas A&M had one first round pick -- their first in FIFTEEN years -- and I believe now they have a grand total of four picks.

    Two of A&M's draft picks were defensive lineman -- both of them five stars coming out of HS. Georgia had three defensive linemen go in the FIRST ROUND alone -- a five-star, a three-star and JUCO transfer!

    All those prized 2022 DL commitments who were eager for the NIL money or quick playing time or whatever else Jimbo promised, take note. You chose a program that consistently underperforms and develops five stars into fourth rounders over a National Championship program that develops three-stars into to first round Outland Trophy winners!

  • LamardleeLamardlee Posts: 9 ✭ Freshman

    Umm. Myles Garrett from Texas A&M went first overall in 2017. Not quite 15 years ago but I get your point.

  • HenddawgHenddawg Posts: 311 ✭✭✭✭ Senior

    Always loved watching this guy play. Just a tough and talented TE and always contributing on every offensive play it seemed. Hope he has a solid career and gets some targets.

  • reddawg1reddawg1 Posts: 2,396 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    DGD! congratulations!

  • CandlerParkCandlerPark Posts: 186 ✭✭✭ Junior

    Thanks, Lamardlee. My bad. I read an article where it said 2007 but it obviously was a typo.

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