Updated (Thursday, April 28, 8:57 p.m. ET): Evan Neal went No. 7 overall to the New York Giants. He should form a dangerous tandem with LT Andrew Thomas for years to come. The only concern here is Neal's medicals, but assuming he's healthy, Neal should be a home run for the G Men. Check out our full pick-by-pick analysis here.
Evan Neal opened the pre-draft process as the potential No. 1 overall pick, but has since been taken out of that conversation altogether. His stock has still remained steady as a top-10 selection across a number of expert mock drafts these last few months.
If you're looking to familiarize yourself with the 21-year-old and dominant blocking skills, here's everything you need to know about the young offensive lineman.
Evan Neal 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: Seattle Seahawks (No. 9)
CBS Sports: New York Giants (No. 5)
Sporting News: Houston Texans (No. 3)
Evan Neal Draft Stock & Draft Projection
- Houston Texans (No. 3) - 1
- New York Giants (No. 5) - 1
- Seattle Seahawks (No. 9) - 1
Neal lines up as a lock to be a top-10 selection with the ceiling of being within the top three overall picks. Aside from the three landing spots listed above, the New York Jets (No. 4 & No. 10) seem like another realistic landing spot for the Alabama standout.
Evan Neal NFL Draft Odds
NFL Draft odds from FanDuel Sportsbook have Neal as a -135 favorite to be a top-5 pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. His over/under is set at pick 4.5, with -140 odds on the over. Two of the three highlighted mock drafts have him falling out of the top-4 and hitting the over.
Evan Neal Stats
2021: Alabama Crimson Tide
- 2.0 sacks allowed, 5 hits allowed and 8 quarterback hurries allowed in 15 games played
2020: Alabama Crimson Tide
- 2.0 sacks allowed, 1 hit allowed and six quarterback hurries allowed in 12 games played
2019: Alabama Crimson Tide
- 1.0 sack allowed, 3 hits allowed and 8 quarterback hurries allowed in 113 games played
Neal's best season came in 2021 when he protected Bryce Young in the backfield and allowed only 2 sacks in 1,073 offensive snaps. His efforts on the field made him a consensus All-American.
Evan Neal Height, Weight & 40-Yard Dash
All height, weight and workout information is from NFL.com.
- Height: 6'7-1/2"
- Weight: 337 lbs
- 40-Yard Dash: N/A
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