NFL Supplemental Draft: Undrafted Caleb King Signs With Minnesota Vikings

Former Georgia RB Caleb King is now free to try and sign with any NFL team after every team passed on him in the Supplemental Draft.

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NFL Supplemental Draft: Caleb King Joining Terrelle Pryor In Turning Pro, According To Report

Could former Georgia Bulldogs RB Caleb King join former Ohio St. Buckeyes QB Terrelle Pryor in the 2011 NFL Supplemental Draft? That's the story as it stands. According to the Macon Telegraph's Seth Emerson, King has decided to go ahead and try his luck in the NFL instead of transferring to a FCS school to finish up his college football resume.

No date has been scheduled for the 2011 Draft, though it's usually aaaany day now. The NFL has said it's definitely happening this year, lockout and all. Here's how it works: each team that wants King will bid a draft pick. Whoever bids the lowest pick wins his draft rights and must forfeit that pick from their 2012 repertoire.

Earlier Sunday, Mocking The Draft assigned King a seventh-round grade. Character issues are a common concern for supplemental picks, and King will be no exception. However, his noted pass-blocking skills might help his chances of being selected.

No, the Atlanta Falcons will not draft him. 

According to Wikipedia (I know!), 40 "notable" players have been picked in the draft, including two Peach State players from the past decade: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets RB Tony Hollings, who went to the Houston Texans in 2003, and UGA safety Paul Oliver, a San Diego Chargers pick in 2007.

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Caleb King Academically Ineligible For 2011 Georgia Season, According To Report

Georgia Bulldogs running back Caleb King will miss the entire 2011 season due to academic ineligibility, according to CBS Sports' Bryan Fischer. King ranked second on the Bulldogs in rushing last season, accumulating 430 yards on 80 carries, with two touchdowns.

His absence, coupled with leading rusher Washaun Ealey's decision to leave the program, means the Bulldogs will be without their top two running backs for the 2011 campaign. The pressure thus shifts to coach Mark Richt and Mike Bobo, who must design an offense with a glaring hole at the running-back depth chart, and freshman running back Isiah Crowell, who figures to have plenty of chances to fill the void Ealey and King have left.

Via his protected Twitter account, King expressed his thoughts this way:

Somethings u cant control, and what seems bad right now might turn out good. Too all of my homeboyz hold UGA down don't let them brake u...

Georgia begins its 2011 schedule on Sept. 3 against the Boise State Broncos.

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