There's no shortage of defensive lineman prospects in the 2022 NFL Draft class, including Ohio State's Tyreke Smith. Smith put together his best college season with the Buckeyes in 2021 and could end up as a mid-round steal.
Here's everything you need to know about Smith ahead of the 2022 NFL Draft.
Tyreke Smith Mock Draft 2022
WalterFootball's predictions are from the website'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.
WalterFootball: Tennessee Titans (No. 219)
CBS Sports: Chicago Bears (No. 148)
Sporting News: Cleveland Browns (No. 118)
Tyreke Smith Draft Stock & Draft Projection
- Cleveland Browns (No. 118) - 1
- Chicago Bears (No. 148) - 1
- Tennessee Titans (No. 219) - 1
Smith's draft stock is a bit all over the place. None of the mock drafts have him being taken before the fourth round arrives, but they all project a different landing spot before round 7 eventually comes around. One way or another, expect Smith to be a Day 3 pick.
Tyreke Smith Stats
2021: Ohio State Buckeyes
- 26 tackles, 5.0 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks, 2 passes defended in 10 games played
2020: Ohio State Buckeyes
- 8 tackles, 1.0 tackles for loss, 1.0 sacks, 1 pass defended in 5 games played
2019: Ohio State Buckeyes
- 12 tackles, 5.0 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks, 2 passes defended in 8 games played
2018: Ohio State Buckeyes
- 9 tackles, 0 tackles for loss, 0 sacks, 0 passes defended in 7 games played
Smith's best season came this past fall when he set a career-high mark in tackles (26). He also made the All-Academic Big Ten team multiple times as a Buckeye.
Tyreke Smith Height, Weight & 40-Yard Dash
All height, weight and workout information is from NFL.com.
- Height: 6'3"
- Weight: 254 lbs
- 40-Yard Dash: 4.86 seconds
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