Georgia junior defensive deal with Trenton Thompson is getting into the NFL draft regardless of a decline in manufacturing in 2017.
Thompson had three sacks and was named MVP in Georgia’s Liberty Bowl win over Texas Christian following the 2016 season. He had no sacks in 2017.
Thompson, from Albany, Georgia, helped lead this yr’s group to its first Southeastern Convention championship since 2015 and a spot within the nationwide championship recreation.
He had 38 tackles, together with three ½ for loss, this season.
Thompson introduced he was getting into the NFL draft on his Instagram account. He wrote the choice adopted “lengthy dialogue with my household and coaches.”
He added “enjoying within the NFL has been a lifelong dream of thoughts and I am excited to see what the longer term holds.”