Cole Strange NFL Draft Predictions, Stats & Profile
Updated (April 29, Friday, 1:35 a.m. ET): The New England Patriots picked OG Cole Strange at No. 29. Strange will likely be a Day 1 starter at guard, though he was widely believed to be more of a second-round talent, and New England certainly had other holes on the roster. This was our lowest-graded pick of Round 1, but you can check out all 32 first-round grades here.
Look down the list of top 10 interior offensive linemen in the 2022 NFL Draft and you'll see a big body from FCS program Tennessee Chattanooga. Cole Strange offers natural size and strength and has untapped athleticism.
If you're looking to familiarize yourself with the 23-year-old, here's everything you need to know about Cole Strange as he transitions to the NFL.
Cole Strange 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: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (No. 60)
CBS Sports: Minnesota Vikings (No. 46)
Sporting News: Tennessee Titans (No. 90)
Cole Strange Stock & Draft Projection
- Minnesota Vikings (No. 46) - 1
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers (No. 60) - 1
- Tennessee Titans (No. 90) - 1
Strange is regarded as one of the top interior offensive lineman in the draft. He's a small school, rising prospect who looks to have the skills and overall talent to make the jump to the pro game.
Cole Strange NFL Draft Odds
NFL Draft odds from FanDuel Sportsbook do not have odds on Cole Strange, but check back throughout Thursday and Friday as additional NFL Draft odds and props and position markets are posted on FanDuel Sportsbook..
Cole Strange Stats
2021: Tennessee Chattanooga Mocs
- Allowed just 1 sack and 5 pressures on 697 offensive plays playing all 11 games (9 LG, 2 LT). Named to numerous FCS All-American teams.
2020: Tennessee Chattanooga Mocs
- Played on 268 snaps at left guard and didn't allow a single sack and only 4 total pressures in 12 games. Named Southern Conference top offensive lineman as Jacobs Blocking Award Winner
2019: Tennessee Chattanooga Mocs
- Started all 12 games
2018: Tennessee Chattanooga Mocs
- Started all 11 games at left guard and earned second team All Southern Conference.
Versatile offensive lineman with excellent overall lateral agility.. Smart and quick learner who also carried a 4.0 GPA as a FCS academic all star.
Cole Strange Height, Weight & 40-Yard Dash
All height, weight and workout information is from NFL.com.
- Height: 6'5"
- Weight: 307 lbs
- 40-Yard Dash: 5.03