INDIANAPOLIS — Ga receiver Riley Ridley couldn’t wait around to satisfy with the Atlanta Falcons on Friday night time, psyched about the probability of playing alongside his brother.
“I satisfy with the Falcons proper following this,” Ridley claimed late Friday afternoon from his NFL blend podium interview at the Indiana Conference Middle.
“I talked to a couple of their coaches …. with acquiring my trouble there, he has a large amount of issues in popular with me,” he claimed. “So I’m going to satisfy with them afterwards on, and I cannot wait around for it.”
Atlanta has the 14th select in the initial spherical and the 13th select in the second spherical. Some believe that Ridley could be picked as early as late in the initial spherical.
The Ridley brothers, Calvin and Riley, are equally recognized as elite route runners.
Riley Ridley claimed there are some differences amongst him and his older brother, outside of the actuality that Calvin performed at Alabama.
“My brother is a shifty dude, (but) I have a little more entire body on him, I use my entire body in the video game,” Ridley claimed. “I go up for contested grabs, but other than that, we’re similar. We like to operate routes, and we critique ourselves on managing routes.”
Ridley, who led UGA receivers with 44 catches for 570 yards and 9 touchdowns last season, claimed the degree of competitors he faced 7 days-in and 7 days-out organized him to depart school early.
“I performed in the SEC, and in the SEC you have competitors just about everywhere,” Ridley claimed. “So with me doing those people issues and competing every and just about every day, I felt I could do those people issues at the future degree. Not that the NFL is faculty soccer, but I felt that I could contend and go into a process in which I’m capable to be precious and adjust the process around and be a chief.”
Ridley claimed he also achieved with the Miami Dolphins on Friday, and his stock has ongoing to rise considering that he declared himself eligible for the NFL draft.
Ridley and 3 other previous Ga gamers — receivers Mecole Hardman and Terry Godwin, and limited end Isaac Nauta — will operate the 40-lawn dash on Saturday and complete other area drills at Lucas Oil Stadium.
On Friday, Elijah Holyfield tested with the managing backs, though Ridley did the bench push.
The 6-foot-1, 199-pound Ridley did 13 repetitions of 225 lbs . on the bench push on Friday, but scouts most likely took be aware of his 10 1/4-inch hand measurement (thumb to pinky).
“As a player, you under no circumstances look at it,” Denver Broncos’ GM and Hall of Famer claimed in 2016. “As a GM, you always do.”
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Ga soccer WR Riley Ridley