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Atlanta Falcons Select BYU RB Tyler Allgeier In 2022 NFL Draft

Apr 30, 2022, 12:22 PM | Updated: 12:39 pm

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BYU running back Tyler Allgeier (Courtesy of BYU Photo)

(Courtesy of BYU Photo)

SALT LAKE CITY – The Atlanta Falcons selected former BYU Cougars running back Tyler Allgeier with the No. 151 overall pick during the fifth round of the 2022 NFL Draft.

The fifth round of the NFL Draft took place in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, April 30.

Allgeier was the 12th running back selected during the three-day event.

The former BYU standout joined a Falcons team that posted a 7-10 record in 2021.

NFL Scouting Combine Results

Allgeier measured in at five-feet-11-inches tall and 224 lbs. He also measured with 31 1/2 inch arms and 9 5/8 inch hands.

40-Yard Dash – 4.64 seconds

Vertical Jump – 33 inches

Broad Jump – 10 feet

About Tyler Allgeier

The Fontana, California native played for the Cougars from 2018-21. He played linebacker before switching to running back full-time ahead of the 2020 season.

During his time in Provo, Allgeier ran the ball 452 times for 2,899 yards and 36 touchdowns.

Allgeier set BYU’s single-season rushing record with 1,601 yards on the ground in 2021.

2022 NFL Draft

The 2022 NFL Draft takes place from April 28-30. 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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Atlanta Falcons Select BYU RB Tyler Allgeier In 2022 NFL Draft