Tyler Linderbaum NFL Draft Predictions, Stats & Profile
By Larry Rupp
Updated (Friday, April 29, 1:40 a.m. ET): The Baltimore Ravens landed Tyler Linderbaum at No. 25 in the draft. The best center prospect in recent memory, this feels like a no-brainer and a quintessentially Ravens' pick. He'll be a day one starter and might even compete for a Pro Bowl as a rookie. For our full pick-by-pick analysis, click here.
Tyler Linderbaum opened the pre-draft process viewed as a lock to be selected in the first round, but that isn't the case anymore. His stock has been steadily falling over the last few months. Many analysts still project him to sneak into the first round in one way or another, though.
If you're looking to familiarize yourself with the 22-year-old and commanding blocking abilities, here's everything you need to know about the young offensive lineman.
Tyler Linderbaum 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: Jacksonville Jaguars (No. 33)
CBS Sports: Cincinnati Bengals (No. 31)
Sporting News: Baltimore Ravens (No. 14)
Tyler Linderbaum Stock & Draft Projection
- Baltimore Ravens (No. 14) - 1
- Cincinnati Bengals (No. 31) - 1
- Jacksonville Jaguars (No. 33) - 1
Linderbaum's landing spot is all over the place according to these mock drafts. It would be surprising to see the Iowa center fall out of the first round, especially if he is on the board when the Cincinnati Bengals are on the clock. The New Orleans Saints (No. 16 or No. 19) are another possible suitor.
Tyler Linderbaum NFL Draft Odds
NFL Draft odds from FanDuel Sportsbook have Linderbaum as a +2000 long shot to be a top-10 pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. His over/under is set at pick 28.5, with -114 odds on both the over and the under. Two of the three highlighted mock drafts have him falling out of the top 28 and hitting the over.
Tyler Linderbaum Stats
2021: Iowa Hawkeyes
- 1.0 sack allowed, 2 hits allowed and 4 quarterback hurries allowed in 14 games played
2020: Iowa Hawkeyes
- 0.0 sacks allowed, 2 hits allowed and 1 quarterback hurries allowed in 8 games played
2019: Iowa Hawkeyes
- 1.0 sack allowed, 2 hits allowed and 6 quarterback hurries allowed in 13 games played
Linderbaum's best season came in 2021 when he protected Spencer Petras in the backfield and allowed only 1 sack in 908 offensive snaps. His efforts on the field made him a consensus All-American and the Big Ten Conference's Offensive Lineman of the Year.
Tyler Linderbaum Height, Weight & 40-Yard Dash
All height, weight and workout information is from NFL.com.
- Height: 6'2"
- Weight: 296 lbs
- 40-Yard Dash: N/A
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