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State Of Utah’s 2021 NFL Draft Class, Free Agent Signings

HOUSTON, TEXAS - OCTOBER 16: Zach Wilson #1 of the BYU Cougars congratulates Dax Milne #5 after a fourth quarter touchdown against the Houston Cougars at TDECU Stadium on October 16, 2020 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – It was an eventful weekend in the 2021 NFL Draft for former local college and high school prospects.

Here’s a recap of all the players with connections to the state of Utah that were drafted or signed free agent contracts.

Local 2021 NFL Draft picks

Zach Wilson, QB, No. 2 – New York Jets

Penei Sewell, OT, No. 7 – Detroit Lions

Brady Christensen, OT, No. 70 – Carolina Panthers

Jay Tufele, DL, No. 106 – Jacksonville Jaguars

Simi Fehoko, WR, No. 179 – Dallas Cowboys

Khyiris Tonga, DT, No. 250 – Chicago Bears

Chris Wilcox, CB, No. 251 – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Dax Milne, WR, No. 258 – Washington Football Team

Undrafted Free Agent Signings

Isaiah Kaufusi, LB, Indianapolis Colts

Matt Bushman, TE, Las Vegas Raiders

Zayne Anderson, DB, Kansas City Chiefs

Tristen Hoge, OL, New York Jets

Chandon Herring, OL, Tennessee Titans

Troy Warner, DB, Los Angeles Rams

Zac Dawe, DL, Atlanta Falcons

Mitch Harper is a BYU Insider for and host of the Cougar Tracks Podcast (SUBSCRIBE) and Cougar Sports Saturday (Saturday from 12-3 pm) on KSL Newsradio. Follow him on Twitter: @Mitch_Harper.

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

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