2022 NFL Draft – Safety Rankings

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2022 NFL Draft Safety Rankings includes a prospect ranking, a breakdown of scouting for the position, key questions about the position, and a link to learn more.

2022 NFL Mock Draft

Safety Rankings:

  1. Kyle Hamilton, Notre Dame
  2. Lewis Cine, Georgia
  3. Daxton Hill, Michigan
  4. Jaquan Brisker, Penn State
  5. Jalen Pitre, Baylor
  6. Kerby Joseph, Illinois
  7. Verone McKinley III, Oregon
  8. JT Woods, Baylor
  9. JoJo Domann, Nebraska
  10. Alontae Taylor, Tennessee

2022 NFL Draft Safety Rankings

  • Can they cover deep, cover shallow routes, blitz, effective against the run in the box? If they can do all, they are super safety
  • Some are just “centerfielders” or “cover the centerfield” and sort of a pure free safety.
  • Some are very strong or tough but not great in coverage, and are better as “in the box” safeties.
  • Tackling ability and willingness to tackle are key.
  • Do they “break down” before a tackle or tackle without framing up to the ball carrier.
  • Experience at the position.
  • Durability.
  • Can they play corner as well?
  • Do they contribute in return game?
  • Number of INT’s and sacks.
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