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No. 1 Recruit From The 2015 Class Went Undrafted

Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa #13 of the Alabama Crimson Tide scrambles with the football ahead of defensive tackle Trenton Thompson #78 of the Georgia Bulldogs.

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 08: Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa #13 of the Alabama Crimson Tide scrambles with the football ahead of defensive tackle Trenton Thompson #78 of the Georgia Bulldogs during the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Crimson Tide defeated the Bulldogs 26-23. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

As the 2018 NFL draft concluded on Saturday night, it did so without Georgia's Trent Thompson getting drafted. Thompson is a former 5-star recruit from the 2015 class.

He was actually the No. 1 recruit from the 2015 class, according to 247Sports' Composite Rankings. A few familiar names from the top of that class were drafted, including Derwin James, Malik Jefferson, Josh Rosen, and Calvin Ridley.

Thompson left Georgia to enter the 2018 draft, but could have returned to school.

He announced his decision on Instagram.

After long discussion with my family and coaches I have decided to enter the 2018 NFL Draft. I would like to thank my family, teammates, Coach Smart and the rest of the staff for all of their support the last 3 years. Coming to Athens was the best decision of my life and the memories and friendships I’ve made will last a lifetime. Playing in the NFL has been a lifelong dream of mine and I’m excited to see what the future holds.

The No. 1 overall recruit in the 2015 class, Thompson made 38 tackles this season in helping the Bulldogs win the SEC and reach the College Football Playoff National Championship Game.

In 2016, Thompson put up even bigger numbers, compiling 56 tackles and five sacks. He racked up 25 tackles and 0.5 sacks as a true freshman in 2015.

Thompson becomes the first No. 1 overall recruit to go undrafted since the recruiting rankings began in 2002.