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9 players from Mississippi schools selected in 2022 NFL Draft

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Mississippi State OL Charles Cross was selected by the Seattle Seahawks with the No. 9 overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft (Photo courtesy of MSU Athletics/Twitter)

Now that the NFL Draft is in the books, let’s take a look at what players from Mississippi schools heard their names called this year:

  • OL Charles Cross, Mississippi State (Round 1, Pick 9 by the Seattle Seahawks)
  • DL Sam Williams, Ole Miss (Round 2, Pick 56 by the Dallas Cowboys)
  • CB Martin Emerson, Mississippi State (Round 3, Pick 68 by the Cleveland Browns)
  • QB Matt Corral, Ole Miss (Round 3, Pick 94 by the Carolina Panthers)
  • RB Snoop Conner, Ole Miss (Round 5, Pick 154 by the Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • LB James Houston, Jackson State (Round 6, Pick 217 by the Detroit Lions)
  • LB Chance Campbell, Ole Miss (Round 6, Pick 219 by the Tennessee Titans)
  • LB Mark Robinson, Ole Miss (Round 7, Pick 225 by the Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • DB Deane Leonard, Ole Miss (Round 7, Pick 236 by the Los Angeles Chargers)

A multitude of players from Mississippi schools that did not hear their names called during the NFL Draft still earned contracts from teams:

  • OL Ben Brown, Ole Miss (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • WR Keith Corbin, Jackson State (Buffalo Bills)
  • WR Dontario Drummond, Ole Miss (Dallas Cowboys)
  • RB Jerrion Ealy, Ole Miss (Kansas City Chiefs)
  • TE Grayson Gunter, Southern Miss (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • QB Felix Harper, Alcorn State (Cleveland Browns)
  • DB CJ Holmes, Jackson State (New Orleans Saints)
  • DB Jaylon Jones, Ole Miss (Chicago Bears)
  • WR Braylon Sanders, Ole Miss (Miami Dolphins)
  • DL Tariqious Tisdale, Ole Miss (Cincinnati Bengals)

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