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Chris Olave NFL Draft Predictions, Stats & Profile

Devon Platana
Chris Olave NFL Draft predictions, stats & profile.
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Updated (Thursday, April 28, 9:27 p.m. ET): The New Orleans Saints traded with the Washington Commanders to move up to No. 11 and take Chris Olave. Olave should be an instant-impact contributor for a Saints' WR group that sorely needs a threat to pair with Michael Thomas. For our full pick-by-pick analysis, click here.

There's been a lot of talk highlighting the 2022 NFL Draft class' wide receiver pool, including Ohio State's Chris Olave. The Buckeyes wideout has more than enough talent to be an NFL-ready from Day 1, likely earning him status of being a first-round pick.

Here's a look at everything you need to know about Olave ahead of the 2022 NFL Draft.

Chris Olave Mock Draft 2022

ESPN's predictions are from Mel Kiper and Todd McShay's latest mock draft. CBS Sports' predictions are from Ryan Wilson's latest mock draft. Sporting News' projections are from Vinnie Iyer's latest mock draft.

ESPN: Arizona Cardinals (No. 23)
CBS Sports: Green Bay Packers (No. 22)
Sporting News: Kansas City Chiefs (No. 29)

Chris Olave Draft Stock & Draft Projection

Round 1
- New Orleans Saints (No. 19) - 1
- Green Bay Packers (No. 28) - 1
- Washington Commanders (No. 11) - 1

There really isn't a consensus as to where or when Olave will go in the 2022 NFL Draft, with each mock expert significantly varying from the other. Nevertheless, it's all but certain that he'll be taken sometime during Day 1.

Chris Olave NFL Draft Odds

NFL Draft odds from FanDuel Sportsbook have Olave has +1200 odds to be a top-10 pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. His over/under is set at pick 16.5, with -114 odds on both the over and under. Two of the three highlighted mock drafts have him hitting the over.

Chris Olave Stats

2021: Ohio State Buckeyes
- 65 receptions, 936 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns in 11 games played
2020: Ohio State Buckeyes
- 50 receptions, 729 receiving yards and 7 touchdowns in 7 games played
2019: Ohio State Buckeyes
- 48 receptions, 840 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns in 13 games played
2018: Ohio State Buckeyes
- 12 receptions, 197 receiving yards and 3 touchdowns in 7 games played

Olave was consistent throughout his time at Ohio State, however, his best season occurred last Fall. The 21-year-old wideout set new statistical career-highs across the board before capping off the year with first-team All-Big Ten odds for the second time in his career.

Chris Olave Height, Weight & 40-Yard Dash

All height, weight and workout information is from
- Height: 6'
- Weight: 187lbs
- 40-Yard Dash: 4.39 seconds

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