Drake Jackson NFL Draft Predictions, Stats & Profile

Larry Rupp
Drake Jackson NFL Draft predictions, stats & profile.
Drake Jackson NFL Draft predictions, stats & profile. / Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

There's no shortage of linebacker prospects in the 2022 NFL Draft class, including USC's Drake Jackson. Jackson was consistent three-year starter for the Trojans and has seen his draft stock quietly rise over the last few months.

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

Drake Jackson 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: Atlanta Falcons (No. 58)
CBS Sports: Green Bay Packers (No. 92)
Sporting News: Cincinnati Bengals (No. 63)

Drake Jackson Draft Stock & Draft Projection

Round 2
- Atlanta Falcons (No. 58) - 1
- Cincinnati Bengals (No. 63) - 1
Round 3
- Green Bay Packers (No. 92) - 1

Although his draft stock varies, Jackson projects to be someone who'll be taken near the end of the second round or in the third. There is no shortage of NFL teams in needs of depth at the LB position.

Drake Jackson Stats

2021: USC Trojans
- 37 tackles, 8.0 tackles for loss, 5.0 sacks, 1 fumble forced, 1 pass defended in 10 games played
2020: USC Trojans
- 20 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks, 0 fumble forced, 0 passes defended in 6 games played
2019: USC Trojans
- 46 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks, 1 fumble forced, 3 passes defended in 11 games played

Jackson's best season came when he broke onto the scene as a freshman and posted what would be career-high marks in tackles for loss and sacks. His 5.0 sacks in 2021 finished ninth in the Pac-12 Conference.

Drake Jackson Height, Weight & 40-Yard Dash

All height, weight and workout information is from NFL.com.
- Height: 6'2-5/8"
- Weight: 254 lbs
- 40-Yard Dash: N/A

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