Plenty of teams will be looking for offensive line help at the 2022 NFL Draft, which is why Kentucky's Darian Kinnard's name has been popping up a lot. Due to his size and agility, the 22-year-old is someone that draft experts could see making an NFL impact in the near future.
Here's everything you need to know about Kinnard ahead of the 2022 NFL Draft.
Darian Kinnard 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: Green Bay Packers (No. 92)
CBS Sports: New England Patriots (No. 54)
Sporting News: Philadelphia Eagles (No. 51)
Darian Kinnard Draft Stock & Draft Projection
- Philadelphia Eagles (No. 51) - 1
- New England Patriots (No. 54) - 1
- Green Bay Packers (No. 92) - 1
Kinnard's draft stock varies, however, the consensus seems to be that he'll be taken sometime during Day 2 of the event. Two of the three highlighted mock drafts have him as a top-54 pick, so it'll be interesting to see if he does get taken somewhere in the second round.
Darian Kinnard NFL Draft Odds
NFL Draft odds from FanDuel Sportsbook have Kinnard as having +600 odds to be a top-32 pick (first-rounder) in the 2022 NFL Draft. None of the draft experts have him going higher than 51st overall, which is why that might be a market worth avoiding.
Darian Kinnard Stats
Kinnard's best campaign with the Wildcats came during the 2021 season. Not only was he named first-team All-SEC and consensus first-team All-American, but he was also the Jacobs Blocking Trophy recipient as his conference's top blocker.
Darian Kinnard Height, Weight & 40-Yard Dash
All height, weight and workout information is from NFL.com.
- Height: 6'5"
- Weight: 322lbs
- 40-Yard Dash: 5.31 seconds
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