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Georgia Bulldogs star Jalen Carter enters 2023 NFL Draft

Jan 9, 2023; Inglewood, CA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs defensive lineman Jalen Carter (88) and linebacker Jamon Dumas-Johnson (10) react after a play against the TCU Horned Frogs during the fourth quarter of the CFP national championship game at SoFi Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Georgia defensive lineman Jalen Carter is headed to the NFL.

Carter fought through multiple injuries as a junior in 2022 and amassed 32 tackles (seven for loss) and 3.0 sacks. After winning his second national title with the Bulldogs on Monday, Carter announced he was turning pro.

“88 out,” his message read on Twitter.

Voted to the All-SEC second team as a sophomore, Carter had 8.5 tackles for loss and 3.0 sacks in addition to 33 quarterback pressures and two blocked kicks — one in the national championship victory over Alabama.

Field Level Media rates Carter among the top 10 overall prospects in the 2023 NFL Draft, which begins April 27.

At 6-3, 310 pounds, Carter has a combination of explosiveness and athleticism that will draw significant interest from general managers in April.

–Field Level Media