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Daxton Hill NFL Draft Predictions, Stats & Profile

Larry Rupp
Daxton Hill NFL Draft predictions, stats & profile.
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Updated (Friday, April 29, 1:48 a.m. ET): Daxton Hill came off the board at No. 31, landing with the Cincinnati Bengals. Hill is versatile enough to make an impact at either corner or safety, and he could be the long-term replacement for Jesse Bates, who Cincinnati franchise tagged this offseason. For our full pick-by-pick grades and analysis, click here.

Daxton Hill was widely regarded as a Day 2 pick early in the pre-draft process, but has seen his draft stock rise over the last few weeks. His performance at the NFL combine has caused a lot of analysts to believe he will hear his name called during the first round.

If you're looking to familiarize yourself with the 21-year-old and his ballhawk capabilities, here's everything you need to know about the young cornerback.

Daxton Hill 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: Philadelphia Eagles (No. 18)
CBS Sports: Detroit Lions (No. 34)
Sporting News: Seattle Seahawks (No. 41)

Daxton Hill Draft Stock & Draft Projection

Round 1
- Philadelphia Eagles (No. 18) - 1
Round 2
- Detroit Lions (No. 34) - 1
- Seattle Seahawks (No. 41) - 1

Hill's draft stock seems to be a bit all over the place according to these mock drafts. Keep in mind Philadelphia likely isn't his only realistic first round landing spot given both the Buffalo Bills (No. 25) and Kansas City Chiefs (No. 29 & 30) have a need for help in the secondary.

Daxton Hill NFL Draft Odds

NFL Draft odds from FanDuel Sportsbook have Hill as a -175 favorite to be a top-32 pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. His over/under is set at pick 28.5, with -114 odds on both the over and the under. Two of the three highlighted mock drafts have him falling outside the first round and hitting the over.

Daxton Hill Stats

2021: Michigan Wolverines
- 69 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, 8 passes defended, 2 interceptions in 14 games played
2020: Michigan Wolverines
- 44 tackles, 0.0 tackles for loss, 4 passes defended, 1 interception in 6 games played
2019: Michigan Wolverines
- 36 tackles, 3.0 tackle for loss, 3 passes defended, 1 interception in 12 games played

Hill's best season came in 2021 as his dominant efforts in the secondary helped guide Michigan to a berth in the College Football Playoff. He ranked 10th in the conference with 8 passes defended and earned a nod as a first-team All Big Ten player as well.

Daxton Hill Height, Weight & 40-Yard Dash

All height, weight and workout information is from
- Height: 6'1"
- Weight: 187 lbs
- 40-Yard Dash: 4.38 seconds

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