With the 1st pick in the 5th round of the NFL draft, the Kansas City Chiefs selected former Westside High and Georgia defensive back Sanders Commings. His former Georgia teammate Cornelius Washington, a projected 2nd or 3rd round pick was selected in the 6th round by the Chicago Bears. Washington says the bears want to use him as a pass rushing defensive end.
Commings recorded 51 total tackles and had three interceptions in his senior season with Georgia. He started 35 games in college totaling 154 tackles and eight interceptions.
He was the fifth Georgia player taken this draft.