Devin Lloyd NFL Draft Predictions, Stats & Profile (Updated)
Updated (Friday, April 29, 1:29 a.m. ET): The Jacksonville Jaguars traded back into the first round to select Devin Lloyd at No. 27 overall. Lloyd should be the leader this young Jags' defense sorely needs, and Jacksonville couldn't have asked for a better replacement for Myles Jack, who bolted via free agency this offseason.
Devin Lloyd's draft stock has been on a roller coaster this offseason. He was once considered a top-20 lock and now may not even hear his name called in the first round. The volatility of being a linebacker prospect seems to be rearing its head once again.
If you're looking to familiarize yourself with the 23-year-old and his defensive versatility, here's everything you need to know about the young linebacker.
Devin Lloyd 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: Cincinnati Bengals (No. 31)
CBS Sports: Buffalo Bills (No. 25)
Sporting News: Detroit Lions (No. 32)
Devin Lloyd Draft Stock & Draft Projection
- Buffalo Bills (No. 25) - 1
- Cincinnati Bengals (No. 31) - 1
- Detroit Lions (No. 32) - 1
If these mock drafts prove anything, it is that seeing Lloyd drop to the second round may not be too farfetched. Aside from the three landing spots listed, the Philadelphia Eagles (No. 18) and Tennessee Titans (No. 26) also line up as possible suitors given their need of depth at the LB position.
Devin Lloyd NFL Draft Odds
NFL Draft odds from FanDuel Sportsbook have Lloyd as a +600 long shot to be a top-10 pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. His over/under is set at pick 18.5, with -136 odds on the under. However, all three highlighted mock drafts have him falling outside the top 20 and hitting the over.
Devin Lloyd Stats
2021: Utah Utes
- 111 tackles, 22.0 tackles for loss, 7.0 sacks, 6 passes defended, 4 interceptions in 14 games played
2020: Utah Utes
- 48 tackles, 10.0 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks, 2 passes defended, 0 interceptions in 5 games played
2019: Utah Utes
- 91 tackles, 11.0 tackle for loss, 6.5 sacks , 2 passes defended, 1 interception in 14 games played
2019: Utah Utes
- 6 tackles, 0.0 tackle for loss, 0.0 sacks, 0 passes defended, 0 interceptions in 3 games played
Lloyd's best season same in 2021 as he topped the conference in both solo tackles (66) and tackle for loss (22.0). Not only was he named the 2021 Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year, but Lloyd also earned a nod as a consensus All-American.
Devin Lloyd Height, Weight & 40-Yard Dash
All height, weight and workout information is from NFL.com.
- Height: 6'2-3/4"
- Weight: 237 lbs
- 40-Yard Dash: 4.66 seconds
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