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OFN 2022 NFL ROOKIE SLEEPERS (Complete List)

GREG DEPALMA
07/28/2022 4:08PM ET

Here is our complete top rookie sleeper class for the 2022 NFL season.

We broke down our top sleepers into three groups (First team, etc.) and by using four key categories…

Talent, Team, Scheme and most important of all, Opportunity!

2022 NFL FIRST TEAM ROOKIE SLEEPERS

OFFENSE

QB DESMOND RIDDER, ROUND 3 (ATLANTA)

RB RACHAAD WHITE, ROUND 3 (TAMPA BAY)
RB KEVIN HARRIS, ROUND 6 (NEW ENGLAND)
RB DAMEON PIERCE, ROUND 4 (HOUSTON)

TE GREG DULCICH, ROUND 3 (DENVER)
TE JELANI WOODS, ROUND 3 (INDIANAPOLIS)

WR VELUS JONES JR., ROUND 3 (CHICAGO)
WR JALEN TOLBERT, ROUND 3 (DALLAS)
WR ROMEO DOUBS, ROUND 4 (GREEN BAY)

OL BERNHARD RAIMANN, ROUND 3 (INDIANAPOLIS)
OL ABRAHAM LUCAS, ROUND 3 (SEATTLE)
OL LOGAN BRUSS, ROUND 3 (LOS ANGELES)
OL JUSTIN SHAFFER, ROUND 6 (ATLANTA)
OL LUKE FORTNER, ROUND 3 (JACKSONVILLE)
SW DYLAN PARHAM, ROUND 3 (LAS VEGAS)

DEFENSE

EDGE CAMERON THOMAS, ROUND 3 (ARIZONA)
EDGE DEANGELO MALONE, ROUND 3 (ATLANTA)
EDGE MICHAEL CLEMONS, ROUND 4 (NEW YORK)

DT PERRION WINFREY, ROUND 4 (CLEVELAND)
DT TRAVIS JONES, ROUND 3 (BALTIMORE)
NT NEIL FARRELL JR., ROUND 4 (LAS VEGAS)

DL EYIOMA UWAZURIKE, ROUND 4 (DENVER)
DL DEMARVIN LEAL, ROUND 3 (PITTSBURGH)

LB CHAD MUMA, ROUND 3 (JACKSONVILLE)
LB CHANNING TINDALL, ROUND 3 (MIAMI)
LB LEO CHENAL, ROUND 3 (KANSAS CITY)
LB TERREL BERNARD, ROUND 3 (BUFFALO)

CB MARCUS JONES, ROUND 3 (NEW ENGLAND)
CB COBY BRYANT, ROUND 4 (SEATTLE)
NB SHAUN JOLLY, UNDRAFTED (CLEVELAND)

S NICK CROSS, ROUND 3 (INDIANAPOLIS)
S LEON O’NEAL JR., UNDRAFTED (SAN FRANCISCO)
HB DANE BELTON, ROUND 4 (NEW YORK)

SPECIAL TEAMS

KR MONTRELL WASHINGTON, ROUND 5 (DENVER)
P SETH VERNON, UNDRAFTED (ATLANTA)
PK CADE YORK, ROUND 4 (CLEVELAND)

2022 NFL SECOND TEAM ROOKIE SLEEPERS

OFFENSE

QB CARSON STRONG, UNDRAFTED (PHILADELPHIA)

RB HASSAN HASKINS, ROUND 4 (TENNESSEE)
RB ZAMIR WHITE, ROUND 4 (LAS VEGAS)
RB TYLER BADIE, ROUND 6 (BALTIMORE)

TE ISAIAH LIKELY, ROUND 4 (BALTIMORE)
TE JEREMY RUCKERT, ROUND 3 (NEW YORK)

WR DAVID BELL, ROUND 3 (CLEVELAND)
WR BO MELTON, ROUND 7 (SEATTLE)
WR SAMORI TOURE, ROUND 7 (GREEN BAY)

OL DARIAN KINNARD, ROUND 5 (KANSAS CITY)
OL DANIEL FAALELE, ROUND 4 (BALTIMORE)
OL SHAMARIOUS GILMORE, UNDRAFTED (SEATTLE)
OL JAMAREE SALYER, ROUND 6 (LOS ANGELES)
OL ZACH TOM, ROUND 4 (GREEN BAY)
SW ZACHARY THOMAS, ROUND 6 (CHICAGO)

DEFENSE

EDGE ARRON MOSBY, UNDRAFTED (CAROLINA)
EDGE KINGSLEY ENAGBARE, ROUND 5 (GREEN BAY)
EDGE AMARE BARNO, ROUND 6 (CAROLINA)

DT CURTIS BROOKS, ROUND 6 (INDIANAPOLIS)
DT ELIJAH GARCIA UNDRAFTED (LOS ANGELES)
NT DONOVAN JETER, UNDRAFTED (PITTSBURGH)

DL HASKELL GARRETT, UNDRAFTED (TENNESSEE)

LB CHRISTIAN HARRIS, ROUND 3 (HOUSTON)
LB BRANDON SMITH, ROUND 4 (CAROLINA)
LB MICAH MCFADDEN, ROUND 5 (NEW YORK)
LB D’MARCO JACKSON, ROUND 5 (NEW ORLEANS)

CB MONTARIC “BUSTER” BROWN, ROUND 7 (JACKSONVILLE)
CB JOSH JOBE, UNDRAFTED (PHILADELPHIA)
NB SMOKE MONDAY, UNDRAFTED (NEW ORLEANS)

S VERONE MCKINLEY III, UNDRAFTED (MIAMI)
S JOEY BLOUNT, UNDRAFTED (SEATTLE)
HB MALCOLM RODRIGUEZ, ROUND 6 (DETROIT)

2022 NFL BEST OF THE REST ROOKIE SLEEPERS

NOTE: Each player below is placed in the order of how we rank them by position. EX: Sam Howell is our top-rated QB and Dustin Crum is our third-rated.

OFFENSE

QB SAM HOWELL, ROUND 5 (WASHINGTON)
QB MATT CORRAL, ROUND 3 (CAROLINA)
QB DUSTIN CRUM, UNDRAFTED (KANSAS CITY)

RB PIERRE STRONG JR., ROUND 4 (NEW ENGLAND)
RB ABRAM SMITH, UNDRAFTED (NEW ORLEANS)
RB MATEO DURANT, UNDRAFTED (PITTSBURGH)
RB TY CHANDLER, ROUND 5 (MINNESOTA)
RB TYLER ALLGEIER, ROUND 5 (ATLANTA)
RB RONNIE RIVERS, UNDRAFTED (ARIZONA)
RB JEROME FORD, ROUND 5 (CLEVELAND)
RB TRESTAN EBNER, ROUND 6 (CHICAGO)
RB ISIAH PACHECO, ROUND 7 (KANSAS CITY)
RB BRYANT KOBACK, UNDRAFTED (MINNESOTA)
RB JERRION EALY, UNDRAFTED (KANSAS CITY)

TE JAKE FERGUSON, ROUND 4 (DALLAS)
TE GRANT CALCATERRA, ROUND 6 (PHILADELPHIA)
TE DERRICK DEESE JR., UNDRAFTED (DETROIT)
TE CHARLIE KOLAR, ROUND 4 (BALTIMORE)
TE AUSTIN ALLEN, UNDRAFTED (NEW YORK)
TE COLE TURNER, ROUND 5 (WASHINGTON)
TE JALEN WYDERMYER, UNDRAFTED (BUFFALO)
TE LUCAS KRULL, UNDRAFTED (NEW ORLEANS)

WR CALVIN AUSTIN III, ROUND 4 (PITTSBURGH)
WR JACK SORENSON, UNDRAFTED (CINCINNATI)
WR JERRETH STERNS, UNDRAFTED (TAMPA BAY)

WR/KR BRITAIN COVEY, UNDRAFTED (PHILADELPHIA)
WR/KR KALIL PIMPLETON, UNDRAFTED (DETROIT)
WR/KR JUSTIN HALL, UNDRAFTED (LAS VEGAS)

OL AUSTIN DECULUS, ROUND 6 (HOUSTON)
OL KELLEN DIESCH, UNDRAFTED (MIAMI)
OL ALEC LINDSTROM, UNDRAFTED (DALLAS)
OL OBINNA EZE, UNDRAFTED (DETROIT)
OL THAYER MUNFORD JR., ROUND 7 (LAS VEGAS)
OL JOSH SELTZNER, UNDRAFTED (INDIANAPOLIS)
OL NICK FORD, UNDRAFTED (JACKSONVILLE)
OL WILLIAM DUNKLE, UNDRAFTED (PHILADELPHIA)

DEFENSE

EDGE TROY HAIRSTON, UNDRAFTED (HOUSTON)
EDGE JEFF GUNTER, ROUND 7 (CINCINNATI)
EDGE MIKE TUFUA, UNDRAFTED (DALLAS)
EDGE JAMES HOUSTON, ROUND 6 (DETROIT)

LB NAKOBE DEAN, ROUND 3 (PHILADELPHIA)
LB DAMONE CLARK, ROUND 5 (DALLAS)
LB JOJO DOMANN, UNDRAFTED (INDIANAPOLIS)
LB OLAKUNLE FATUKASI, UNDRAFTED (TAMPA BAY)
LB ALI FAYAD, UNDRAFTED (PHILADELPHIA)
LB ZAKOBY MCCLAIN, UNDRAFTED (BALTIMORE)
LB CHRISTOPHER ALLEN, UNDRAFTED (DENVER)
LB JAMES SKALSKI, UNDRAFTED (INDIANAPOLIS)
LB DIEGO FAGOT, UNDRAFTED (BALTIMORE)
LB JORDAN YOUNG, UNDRAFTED (TAMPA BAY)
LB JACK COCHRANE, UNDRAFTED (KANSAS CITY)
LB NATHAN LANDMAN, UNDRAFTED (ATLANTA)
LB JACK SANBORN, UNDRAFTED (CHICAGO)
LB SILAS KELLY, UNDRAFTED (CLEVELAND)
LB MIKE ROSE, UNDRAFTED (KANSAS CITY)
LB CLARENCE HICKS, UNDRAFTED (CINCINNATI)
LB DARRIAN BEAVERS, ROUND 6 (NEW YORK)
LB GRANT MORGAN, UNDRAFTED (JACKSONVILLE)

CB JA’QUAN MCMILLIAN, UNDRAFTED (DENVER)
CB DERION KENDRICK, ROUND 6 (LOS ANGELES)
CB MARIO GOODRICH, UNDRAFTED (PHILADELPHIA)

S REED BLANKENSHIP, UNDRAFTED (PHILADELPHIA)
S BRYCE COSBY, UNDRAFTED (LAS VEGAS)

By Greg DePalma
The Draft Apprentice and Executive Producer of the Ourlads’ Football Network at Ourlads.com.