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Jacksonville Jaguars Select Utah LB Devin Lloyd In 2022 NFL Draft
SALT LAKE CITY – The Jacksonville Jaguars selected former Utah Utes linebacker Devin Lloyd with the No. 27 overall pick during the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft.
The opening round of the NFL Draft took place in Las Vegas, Nevada on Thursday, April 28.
Lloyd was the second linebacker taken in the draft.
The former Utah standout will join a Jaguars team that posted a 3-14 record in 2021.
BREAKING: With the No. 27 pick in the 2022 #NFLDraft, the @Jaguars select former @Utah_Football LB Devin Lloyd (@DevinLloyd_).#KSLDraft #LocalsInTheNFL #GoUtes #NFL pic.twitter.com/ezkoVKESsz
— KSL Sports (@kslsports) April 29, 2022
NFL Scouting Combine 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.
As a senior in 2021, Lloyd recorded 111 total tackles, 66 solo tackles, eight sacks, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, four interceptions, six pass breakups, and two touchdowns.
He helped the Utes win their first Pac-12 title and earn a Rose Bowl Game bid for the first time in program history.
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.
2022 NFL Draft
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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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