Kirby Smart first in line for No. 1 NFL Draft pick Travon Walker

Georgia football coach Kirby Smart was the first to offer Travon Walker a scholarship, planting a seed of belief in the prospect that would translate into Walker’s trust and faith in the program.

It paid off for Smart in the form of a dominant end who could pass rush and set the edge like no others, anchoring one side of the Bulldogs’ historic defense.

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It’s projected to pay off for Walker in the form of a four-year contract that ESPN reported will involve $37.3 million guaranteed, including a $24.3 million signing bonus.

It all started with the confidence and trust Walker placed in Smart and his position coach Tray Scott.




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