Charles leaving, Rambo staying at Georgia

Georgia tight end Orson Charles was the latest SEC underclassman to declare for the NFL draft on Wednesday.

It wasn’t all bad news for the Bulldogs, though, as safety Bacarri Rambo said he will return for his senior season. Rambo led the SEC with seven interceptions this season.

The deadline for players to declare for early entry is Jan. 15.

Here’s a look at those SEC players who’ve already announced that they’re leaving early for the NFL:

  • Georgia tight end Orson Charles

  • Mississippi State defensive tackle Fletcher Cox

  • South Carolina cornerback Stephon Gilmore

  • South Carolina receiver Alshon Jeffery

Among those SEC underclassmen who’ve yet to officially announce that they’re leaving, but are expected to do so include:

  • LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne

  • Alabama linebacker Dont’a Hightower

  • Alabama cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick

  • Alabama running back Trent Richardson

Among those who’ve said they’re staying include:

  • Mississippi State cornerback Johnthan Banks

  • Arkansas running back Knile Davis

  • Alabama offensive tackle Barrett Jones

  • Georgia outside linebacker Jarvis Jones

  • Auburn running back Onterio McCalebb

  • LSU defensive end Sam Montgomery

  • Georgia safety Bacarri Rambo