Teams looking to improve their linebacker situation will get a chance to do so at the 2022 NFL Draft thanks to several promising prospects at the position, including Oklahoma's Nik Bonitto.
Here's everything you need to know about Bonitto ahead of the 2022 NFL Draft.
Nik Bonitto 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: Arizona Cardinals (No. 55)
CBS Sports: Atlanta Falcons (No. 74)
Sporting News: San Francisco 49ers (No. 61)
Nik Bonitto Draft Stock & Draft Projection
- Arizona Cardinals (No. 55) - 1
- San Francisco 49ers (No. 61) - 1
- Atlanta Falcons (No. 74) - 1
There isn't a consensus as to where Bonitto will go when it comes to the highlight mock drafts, with two saying he'll be taken in Round 2 while the other is saying Round 3. Regardless, he likely won't be on the board beyond Day 2.
Nik Bonitto Stats
2021: Oklahoma Sooners
- 39 tackles, 15.0 tackles for loss, 7.0 sacks, 1 pass defended in 11 games played
2020: Oklahoma Sooners
- 33 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss, 9.0 sacks, 2 passes defended in 10 games played
2019: Oklahoma Sooners
- 43 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, 4 passes defended in 13 games played
2018: Oklahoma Sooners
- 3 tackles, 0.0 tackles for loss, 0.0 sacks, 0 passes defended in 2 games played
Bonitto has been consistent over the last three seasons, however, his best campaign came in 2021. When all was said and done, he took home both third-team All-American and second-team All-Big 12 honors.
Nik Bonitto Height, Weight & 40-Yard Dash
All height, weight and workout information is from NFL.com.
- Height: 6'3"
- Weight: 248lbs
- 40-Yard Dash: 4.54 seconds
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