Verone McKinley III NFL Draft Predictions, Stats & Profile

Verone McKinley III NFL Draft predictions, stats & profile.
Verone McKinley III NFL Draft predictions, stats & profile. / Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports

There's no shortage of safety prospects in the 2022 NFL Draft class, including Oregon's Verone McKinley III. McKinley broke out with a monster 2021 season and has seen his draft stock climb as a result.

Here's everything you need to know about McKinley ahead of the 2022 NFL Draft.

Verone McKinley III 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: Houston Texans (No. 170)
CBS Sports: Kansas City Chiefs (No. 135)
Sporting News: Baltimore Ravens (No. 119)

Verone McKinley III Draft Stock & Draft Projection

Round 4
- Baltimore Ravens (No. 119) - 1
- Kansas City Chiefs (No. 135) - 1
Round 5
- Houston Texans (No. 170) - 1

McKinley is a player that lines up as a fourth-round selection for a team in need of help in the secondary. WalterFootball is the only mock draft listed that sees him falling down to the fifth round. Either way, he looks well on his way to being a Day 3 pick.

Verone McKinley III Stats

2021: Oregon Ducks
- 77 tackles, 1.0 tackles for loss, 6 passes defended, 6 interceptions in 14 games played
2020: Oregon Ducks
- 46 tackles, 0.0 tackles for loss, 2 passes defended, 1 interceptions in 7 games played
2019: Oregon Ducks
- 46 tackles, 1.0 tackles for loss, 2 passes defended, 4 interceptions in 13 games played
2018: Oregon Ducks
- 3 tackles, 0.0 tackles for loss, 0 passes defended, 0 interceptions in 3 games played

McKinley's best season came this past fall when he set career-high marks across the board. His efforts on the field earned him a nod as a consensus All-American player in 2021 as well.

Verone McKinley III Height, Weight & 40-Yard Dash

All height, weight and workout information is from
- Height: 5'10"
- Weight: 198 lbs
- 40-Yard Dash: N/A

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