Charlie Woerner drafted by 49ers in 6th round of NFL Draft
Rabun County (c/o 2016) native Charlie Woerner was drafted on Saturday in the NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers in the 6th round (190th overall). The UGA tight end who wrapped up his career with the Bulldogs this past season, had 376 receiving yards and a TD in his four-year stay in Athens as a mostly blocking TE.
At Rabun, the BLITZ Hall of Famer closed his prep career with four trips to the state playoffs (34 wins), including back-to-back region titles. He tallied over 5,000 yards of offense, accounting for 66 TD. He recorded 2,358 yds rushing (36 TD) & 2,703 receiving (30 TD). He also had 428 tackles (17 for loss) and 12 INT for 249 return yards.