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Former NFL Player Breaks Down ‘Total Package’ Prospect Devin Lloyd

Mar 28, 2022, 5:26 PM | Updated: 5:27 pm

SALT LAKE CITY – Former NFL player Stevenson Sylvester broke down 2022 draft prospect and Utah Utes linebacker Devin Lloyd.

Sylvester, who played in the league from 2010-14, discussed Lloyd potential as an NFL player during KSL TV’s SportsBeat on Sunday, March 27.

The former NFL linebacker called the future pro the “total package” when it comes to playing at the next level.

Sylvester, also a former Utah linebacker, highlighted Lloyd’s instincts, pass-rush ability, willingness to accept coaching, patience,

Devin Lloyd at the NFL Scouting Combine

Sylvester continued by detailing Lloyd’s “awesome” numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, when the linebacker solidified himself as a first round pick in April’s draft. Lloyd’s Combine performance allowed him to spend time interviewing at Utah’s Pro Day rather than participate in drills.

Results

40-Yard Dash: 4.66 seconds

Bench Press: 25 reps

Vertical Jump: 35 inches

Broad Jump: 126 inches

About Devin Lloyd

The Chula Vista, California native played for the Utes from 2018-21.

During his Utah career, Lloyd had 256 total tackles, 150 solo tackles, 16.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, five interceptions, eight pass breakups, and three touchdowns.

For more on Sylvester’s breakdown of Lloyd, see the video above.

2022 NFL Draft

The draft is scheduled to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada from April 28-30.

It will be broadcast on ESPN and NFL Network.

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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