UTAH UTES

Top NFL Landing Spots For Former Utah Football Safety Cole Bishop

Apr 22, 2024, 5:00 PM

SALT LAKE CITY – The 2024 NFL Draft is around the corner which means it is time to examine where your favorite former Utes could land.

Today we take a closer look at former Utah football safety Cole Bishop.

Bishop made his presence known as a freshman in 2021 for the Utes and never looked back playing in 35 total games with 29 starts.

Perhaps Bishop’s most memorable game came in Utah’s first-ever Rose Bowl appearance against an Ohio State team that featured quarterback CJ Stroud. Bishop recorded eight total tackles and a fumble recovery in that game putting him on the map.

Combine Numbers For Cole Bishop – Safety

Height: 6’ 2’’

Weight: 206 lbs.

Arm: 29 3/4’’

Hand: 9 1/2’’

40-Yard Dash: 4.45 seconds

10-Yard Split: 1.52 seconds

Vertical Jump: 39″

Broad Jump: 10’ 4’’

Projected Draft Spot

Day Two (rounds 2 or 3) according to Fantasy Pros.

NFL Teams That Need Safeties According To PFF

  • Buffalo Bills
  • Detroit Lions
  • Green Bay Packers
  • Indianapolis Colts
  • New York Giants
  • New York Jets

Some Of The More Interesting Spots For Cole Bishop

Buffalo, Detroit, and Green Bay all feel like teams that are building to become great over the coming years and it’s always nice to see guys land somewhere where they will have success not only personally but team wide.

 

View this post on Instagram

 

A post shared by Michelle Bodkin (@bodkinkslsports)

The Bills have the potential to reunite Bishop with former Utah tight end Dalton Kincaid while the Packers (fanwise) have been buzzing a lot over the former Utah safety.

A possible interesting aside: while not listed by PFF as needing safeties, the New Orleans Saints did interview both Cole Bishop and Sione Vaki after Pro Day wrapped up.

Michelle Bodkin is the Utah Utes Insider for KSLsports.com and host of both the Crimson Corner Podcast (SUBSCRIBE) and The Saturday Show (Saturday from 10 a.m.–12 p.m.) on The KSL Sports Zone. Follow her on XInstagram, and Threads: @BodkinKSLsports

  • Utah Utes Scoreboard

  • Utah Utes Team Leaders

  • Utah Utes Standings

Utah Utes

Mariah-Lopez-Throws-Pitch-For-Utah-Softball-Team...

Michelle Bodkin

Utah Softball Comes Up Short In First NCAA Game Against South Carolina

Utah softball didn't get the result they were hoping for in their first game NCAA Regional game, falling to South Carolina 2-1.

1 day ago

craig-smith-huddles-with-runnin-utes-at-huntsman-center-2024...

Michelle Bodkin

Report: Utah Basketball Adds Sacramento State’s Loren Leath To Staff

Runnin' Utes head coach Craig Smith has added former Sacramento State assistant coach Loren Leath to his staff.

1 day ago

utah-football-runs-out-of-tunnel-during-college-football-game-2023...

Michelle Bodkin

Best Trips To Double Dip On Utah Football, NFL Games

Utah football starts their inaugural season in the Big 12 which conveniently opens some doors to double dip on an NFL game as well.

2 days ago

Brant-Kuithe-Utah-Utes-Football...

Michelle Bodkin

Spring Ball Review: A Look At Utah Football’s Tight Ends

Today’s focus is on a group that has produced a lot of NFL talent for the Utes as of late- Utah football's tight ends.

4 days ago

Utah-Softball-head-coach-Amy-Hogue-gets-Gatorade-Bath...

Michelle Bodkin

Utah Softball Will Head To Durham For NCAA Regional Round

Utah softball is dancing again and will head to Durham, North Carolina to begin their NCAA Tournament journey.

5 days ago

Troy-Williams-Memphis-Showboats-UFL...

Kyle Ireland

Showboats QB Troy Williams Carted Off After Scoring Touchdowns In Week 7

Memphis Showboats quarterback Troy Williams scored a pair of touchdowns during Week 7 of the 2024 United Football League season.

6 days ago

Sponsored Articles

Follow @kslsports...

KSL Give-A-Thon

The KSL Sports Zone, KSL 5 TV, FM100.3, 103.5 The Arrow, and KSL NewsRadio have teamed up to raise money for the kids being served by Primary Children’s Care!

ksl-sports-newsletter...

KSL Sports

KSL Sports Newsletter: Sign Up Now

Sign up today for the KSL Sports newsletter. Get the latest Utah sports news delivered to your inbox.

...

KSL Sports

Jazz Notes Newsletter: Sign Up Now

Sign up today for the Jazz Notes newsletter. Get insider analysis, game recaps and opportunities to win tickets!

Follow @kslsports...

The Road Home Mediathon 2023

The KSL Sports Zone and KSLSports.com are proud to support the all-day Mediathon 2023 at the Road Home, an annual tradition to raise money and other essential items for the Road Home, a Homeless Shelter.

3 kids wearing real salt lake jerseys smiling...

Real Salt Lake

6 Reasons You Need to Experience a RSL Matchday

RSL Games are a great way to spend time with your family with fun activities, good food, and traditions you can only experience at the field.

High angle view of the beautiful Rose Bowl Stadium...

KSL Digital Sales

How to Prepare for the 2023 Rose Bowl

Everything you need to know to plan your 2023 Rose Bowl trip in Pasadena, California. This year, the Utes will face Penn State.

Top NFL Landing Spots For Former Utah Football Safety Cole Bishop