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Carolina Panthers Select Former BYU OL Brady Christensen During Third Round Of 2021 NFL Draft

Apr 30, 2021, 7:55 PM | Updated: 8:12 pm
Brady Christensen - BYU Cougars...
Brady Christensen #67 of the BYU Cougars in action during the game against the Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium on September 15, 2018 in Madison, Wisconsin. BYU won 24-21. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
(Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Carolina Panthers selected former Bountiful High and BYU offensive lineman Brady Christensen with the No. 70 overall pick during the third round of the 2021 NFL Draft.

The third round of the NFL Draft took place in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday, April 30, 2021.

Christensen was the 12th offensive lineman taken in the draft.

Brady Christensen at Bountiful High

Before his time at BYU, Christensen was a standout player for Bountiful High School.

He was rated as a two-star player in the class of 2015 by 247Sports.

Christensen signed with BYU in early 2015.

Brady Christensen at BYU

After his high school career, Christensen played for the Cougars from 2017-20.

Christensen had the chance to play as a freshman. That experience propelled him into becoming one of college football’s best offensive lineman.

He played in every game during his time at BYU, which amounted to 38 contests.

Christensen helped the Cougars to an 11-1 record in his final season in Provo.

The 2021 NFL Draft

The 2021 NFL Draft takes place from April 29-May 1. Click here to learn more about how to watch, stream, or listen to coverage of the NFL Draft.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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