The 2023 NFL Draft kicks off next month in Kansas City. There are several SEC players who will be in the mix to go in Round 1 on Thursday, April 27.

This week, NFL.com analyst Chad Reuter put together his 4-round mock draft, and he had 12 SEC players going in Round 1.

As you can see below, Georgia and Alabama led the way with 3 first-round selections each:

  • No. 2 — Bryce Young, QB, Alabama — Houston Texans
  • No. 3 — Anthony Richardson, QB, Florida — Indianapolis Colts
  • No. 4 — Will Anderson Jr., Edge, Alabama — Arizona Cardinals
  • No. 6 — Jalen Carter, DL, Georgia — Detroit Lions
  • No. 10 — Will Levis, QB, Kentucky — Minnesota Vikings
  • No. 16 — O’Cyrus Torrence, OL, Florida — Washington Commanders
  • No. 17 — Nolan Smith, Edge, Georgia — Pittsburgh Steelers
  • No. 19 — Broderick Jones, OL, Georgia — Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • No. 22 — Jalin Hyatt, WR, Tennessee — Kansas City Chiefs
  • No. 28 — Darnell Wright, OL, Tennessee — Cincinnati Bengals
  • No. 30 — Brian Branch, DB, Alabama — Philadelphia Eagles
  • No. 31 — Cam Smith, CB, South Carolina — Baltimore Ravens

Check out Reuter’s full 4-round projections here.