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Derion Kendrick NFL Draft Predictions, Stats & Profile

Larry Rupp
Derion Kendrick NFL Draft predictions, stats & profile.
Derion Kendrick NFL Draft predictions, stats & profile. / Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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There's no shortage of cornerback prospects in the 2022 NFL Draft class, including Georgia's Derion Kendrick. Kendrick is a converted wide receiver that thrived under the guidance of Bulldogs head coach Kirby Smart in 2021.

Here's everything you need to know about Kendrick ahead of the 2022 NFL Draft.

Derion Kendrick Mock Draft 2022

WalterFootball's predictions are from the website'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.

WalterFootball: Jacksonville Jaguars (No. 180)
CBS Sports: Kansas City Chiefs (No. 233)
Sporting News: Los Angeles Chargers (No. 79)

Derion Kendrick Draft Stock & Draft Projection

Round 3
- Los Angeles Chargers (No. 79) - 1
Round 6
- Jacksonville Jaguars (No. 180) - 1
Round 7
- Kansas City Chiefs (No. 233) - 1

Kendrick's draft stock is all over the place. Sporting News projects the Georgia standout to be taken in the third round, while CBS Sports and WalterFootball see a late-round selection as much a more realistic expectation.

Derion Kendrick Stats

2021: Georgia Bulldogs
- 41 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss, 3 passes defended, 4 interceptions in 15 games played
2020: Clemson Tigers
- 18 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, 6 passes defended, 1 interception in 9 games played
2019: Clemson Tigers
- 43 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, 5 passes defended, 2 interceptions in 13 games played

Kendrick's best season came this past fall when he set a career-high in interceptions (4) and helped guide the Bulldogs to a National Championship. He was also named a second team All-SEC player in 2021.

Derion Kendrick Height, Weight & 40-Yard Dash

All height, weight and workout information is from NFL.com.
- Height: 6'0"
- Weight: 194 lbs
- 40-Yard Dash: N/A

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