The Florida-Georgia game on Saturday contains some Georgia high school football trivia. Will Muschamp, a former player at Darlington in Rome, is Florida’s head coach and the brother of Lovett head coach Mike Muschamp.
Will was injured in his senior season at Darlington in 1989 and not recruited heavily but walked on at Georgia and became a starter at safety. He became a graduate assistant at Auburn in 1995 and worked his way up from there.
Former Georgia high school players who have risen to prominence in college football or the NFL are not that common, but there are a few. In fact, three have coached Super Bowl teams.
Besides Muschamp, here are 10 Georgia natives you’ve probably heard about on the sidelines:
*Frank Broyles, Decatur: Broyles, a star halfback at Decatur High (1939-41), is the most successful Georgia coach at the college level, a member of the College Football Hall of Fame. He was the offensive coordinator for his alma mater, Georgia Tech, on the 1952 national