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in 2018 by the Denver Broncos. The year prior, Evan Engram
was the No. 23 pick to the New York Giants and in 2016 Kenyan
Drake was a third-round pick of the Miami Dolphins. He now
plays for the Las Vegas Raiders. All three men are graduates of
Hillgrove High School.
McEachern also has three players in the NFL. The Indians
have offensive lineman Chuma Edoga (N.Y. Jets), offensive
lineman Tremayne Anchrum (L.A. Rams) and Tyler Simmons
Las Vegas Raiders’ Pro Bowl tight end Darren Waller attended
North Cobb High School and Georgia Tech.
Other Cobb players in the league include South Cobb’s Justin
Jones with the Los Angeles Chargers, former Kennesaw State
defensive lineman Auzoyah Alufohai became the first former
Owl to make it to the NFL with the Houston Texans, while
former Marietta and UGA standout Azeez Ojulari was taken in
the second round of the 2021 draft.
The NBA currently has five former Cobb stars making
a name for themselves. Wheeler’s Jaylen Brown has been
with the Boston Celtics since 2016, Pebblebrook’s Collin
Sexton was a first-round selection of Cleveland in 2018, and
the Cavaliers followed that by drafting former McEachern
star Isaac Okoro in 2020. Sexton’s teammate with the Falcons,
Jared Harper, was a member of the New York Knicks.
Okoro’s teammate on the Indians’ 2019 state championship
team, Sharife Cooper, was selected by the Atlanta Hawks in
the second round of the 2021 NBA Draft.
Cooper’s sister, Te’a, was drafted in the second round of the
2020 WNBA Draft and currently plays for the Los Angeles
Currently, former Wheeler stars and brothers, Shareef
Abdur-Rahim and Amir Abdur-Rahim are also making their
mark in basketball off the court. Shareef, after a 13-year career
in the NBA, and a member of the 2000 Olympic team that won
the gold medal in Sydney, Australia, is now the president of the
NBA’s developmental league, the G-League. Amir has been a
coach since 2006 and earned his first head coaching job when
he took over the men’s program at Kennesaw State in 2019.
Other Cobb athletes of note include PGA Tour player Ollie
Schniederjans, the former No. 1 amateur golfer in the world, who
grew up in west Cobb and graduated from Harrison High School.
Quarterback Eric Zeier, played for Marietta High School
before going on to play at the University of Georgia and the
NFL. He is the current color commentator on the Bulldogs’
Three-time major champion and World Golf Hall of Famer
Larry Nelson has lived in Cobb. Retired Atlanta United defender
Mark Bloom was born in Marietta.