Draft Preview: 5 Former Ga. High School Stars

A look at former standouts from Cherokee, Avondale, Buford, LaGrange and Jefferson County High Schools. (Pictured is former Buford star Lorne Sam.)

It's official, the 2008 NFL Draft is less than a week away and GAVSV.com continues to take a look at former Georgia high school stars as they prepare for one of the biggest days of their football lives.

Name: Jayson Foster
Position: Wide receiver
High school: Cherokee
College: Ga. Southern
Measurements: 5-foot-9 and 165 pounds
Scout.com draft ranking: 53rd-ranked WR, one star
Senior stats: (Played quarterback) 109-for-170 passing, 1,203 yards, 6 touchdowns


Name: Kalvin McRae
Position: Running back
High school: Avondale
College: Ohio
Measurements: 5-foot-11 and 208 pounds
Scout.com draft ranking: 35th-ranked RB, one star
Senior stats: 294 rushes for 1,434 yards and 19 touchdowns


Name: Blake Mitchell
Position: Quarterback
High school: LaGrange
College: South Carolina
Measurements: 6-foot-2 and 215 pounds
Scout.com draft ranking: 23rd-ranked QB, one star
Senior stats: 152-for-255 passing for 1,747 yards, 10 touchdowns



Name: Lorne Sam
Position: Wide receiver
High school: Buford
College: UTEP
Measurements: 6-foot-3 and 215 pounds
Scout.com draft ranking: 50th-ranked WR, one star
Senior stats: (Played quarterback) 12-for-19 passing for 144 yards, 2 touchdowns, 3 rushing touchdowns


Name: Fernando Velasco
Position: Center
High school: Jefferson County
College: Georgia
Measurements: 6-foot-2 and 315 pounds
Scout.com draft ranking: 13th-ranked C, one star



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