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Odds to Be First Cornerback Picked in 2022 NFL Draft Heavily Favor Ahmad Gardner on FanDuel Sportsbook

Larry Rupp
Odds to be the first cornerback selected in the 2022 NFL Draft have been released on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Odds to be the first cornerback selected in the 2022 NFL Draft have been released on FanDuel Sportsbook. / Tim Flores-USA TODAY Sports

The 2022 NFL Draft is under a month away as college football standouts from across the country are preparing to hear their names called. One exciting position to keep an eye on is cornerback and odds have been released on FanDuel Sportsbook regarding which one will be taken off the board first.

Ahmad Gardner is a heavy favorite in these odds at -350. The Cincinnati standout has remarkable anticipation skills in coverage and regularly disrupts routes at the line of scrimmage. Gardner is coming off a junior season in which he racked up 40 tackles, 4 pass breakups and 3 interceptions.

The only other cornerback with odds listed below +1000 is LSU's Derek Stingley Jr. at +250. The 20-year-old ballhawk's physical style of play will fit in well at the NFL level alongside his ability to step up in rush defense. Stingley posted 20 pass breakups and 6 interceptions across 25 college games.

It would be surprising to see anyone take over the top spot in these odds before the end of April rolls around. An NFL trade or two could always shake things up, though. Here's a look at the rest of the cornerbacks listed.

First CB Drafted Odds

1. Ahmad Gardner, Cincinnati (-350)

2. Derek Stingley Jr., LSU (+250)

3. Trent McDuffie, Washington (+1100)

4. Andrew Booth Jr., Clemson (+5000)

5. Kaiir Elam, Florida (+10000)

6. Tariq Woolen, UTSA (+10000)

7. Kyler Gordon, Washington (+10000)

8. Roger McCreary, Auburn (+10000)

9. Martin Emerson, Mississippi State (+10000)

10. Marcus Jones, Houston (+10000)

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Larry Rupp is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Larry Rupp also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username phillyfan424. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.