NFL Insider Lists Utah LB Devin Lloyd Among Top Draft Prospects
Sep 30, 2021, 4:13 PM
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – ESPN insider Mel Kiper Jr. ranked Utah linebacker Devin Lloyd in his top prospects for the 2022 NFL Draft.
The football expert published his top 25 prospects for the 2022 NFL Draft on Thursday, September 20.
Kiper Jr. ranked Lloyd as the top linebacker in the 2022 draft class.
“I’ve been really impressed by his 2021 tape,” the insider wrote.
New 2022 Big Board + position rankings, with lots of updates: https://t.co/GbG7MYQvnV
— Mel Kiper Jr. (@MelKiperESPN) September 30, 2021
Through four games this season, Lloyd has recorded 46 total tackles, 20 solo tackles, one pass breakup, two sacks, one forced fumble, and two interceptions.
During his four years at Utah, the Chula Vista, California native had posted 191 total tackles, 104 solo tackles, three pass breakups, 10.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, three interceptions, and one touchdown.
Another big-time performance by #Utah senior LB Devin Lloyd on Saturday. Easy NFL prospect to like.
8 tackles, 3.0 TFL, 1.0 sack and this sick INT. pic.twitter.com/658zf9kxTM
— Dane Brugler (@dpbrugler) September 27, 2021
Lloyd has helped the Utes to a 2-2 start this season.
Utah’s next game is against the USC Trojans on October 9 at 6 p.m. (MDT). The game will be televised on FOX.
The 2022 NFL Draft is slated to take place in Paradise, Nevada from April 28-30.
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