SportsBeat Recaps 2022 NFL Draft For Local Players

May 3, 2022, 10:31 AM

SALT LAKE CITY – Former NFL linebacker Stevenson Sylvester joined Jeremiah Jensen and Sam Farnsworth on SportsBeat to recap the 2022 NFL Draft.

Sylvester, who played in the league from 2010-14, discussed the newest local NFL players during KSL TV’s SportsBeat on Sunday, May 1.

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

New Locals in the NFL

Draft Picks

  • Devin Lloyd (Utah/Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Tyler Allgeier (BYU/Atlanta Falcons)
  • Braxton Jones (Southern Utah/Chicago Bears)

Undrafted Free Agents Signees

  • Bamidele Olaseni (Utah/Las Vegas Raiders)
  • Nick Ford (Utah/Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Nephi Sewell (Utah/New Orleans Saints)
  • Britain Covey (Utah/Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Cole Fotheringham (Utah/Las Vegas Raiders)
  • Mika Tafua (Utah/Dallas Cowboys)
  • Hauati Pututau (Utah/Green Bay Packers)
  • Samson Nacua (BYU/Indianapolis Colts)
  • James Empey (BYU/Dallas Cowboys)
  • Neil Pau’u (BYU/Buffalo Bills)
  • Savon Scarver (Utah State/Chicago Bears)
  • Deven Thompkins (Utah State/Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Derek Wright (Utah State/Carolina Panthers)
  • Rashid Shaheed (Weber State/New Orleans Saints)
  • Jaylen Warren (East High/Pittsburgh Steelers)

Minicamp Invitees

  • TJ Pledger (Utah/Arizona Cardinals)
  • Jaylin Bannerman (Utah State/New York Giants)
  • Brandon Bowling (Utah State/Chicago Bears)
  • Nick Heninger (Utah State/Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Carson Terrell (Utah State/Green Bay Packers)

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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