Todd McShay questions Jalen Carter's character on ESPN; Georgia teammates come to star DT's defense
Todd McShay recently released his updated 2023 NFL Mock Draft. He has Georgia’s Jalen Carter going No. 2 overall to the Seattle Seahawks, but that didn’t stop him from also questioning Carter’s character.
During an appearance on ESPN, McShay discussed his mock draft and went in-depth on Carter and what narratives might be out there ahead of the draft.
Check out his segment about the Georgia star below:
Todd McShay says Jalen Carter has character issues that could hurt him in the draft…
while simultaneously projecting Jalen Carter to go to the Seahawks with the #2 overall pick.
Was McShay on the sauce during this episode? pic.twitter.com/uk14dBLBeb
— Jon Tweets Sports ?☠️ (@jontweetssports) December 14, 2022
Almost immediately, Georgia teammates came to Carter’s defense, calling out McShay:
What’s he like in the lockeroom you ask? One of my favorite guys to be around. ALL-AROUND STUD as a player and as a friend/teammate. https://t.co/n1MOIOECwF
— Ryland Goede (@RylandGoede88) December 15, 2022
Ion ever entertain what y’all say but you don’t know this man. That boy been a real one since day one!! https://t.co/St0FI3CPF7
— •Jack• (@_7JMEEKS) December 15, 2022
We’ll see what happens with Carter’s stock in the buildup to April’s draft. But first, he and his Georgia teammates will try to win their second-straight College Football Playoff title.