Chris Simms’ 2022 NFL Draft Tight End Rankings: Why Ohio State’s Jeremy Ruckert is the top TE


The 2022 NFL Draft takes place on Thursday, April 28 through Saturday, April 30 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Click here to find the full first-round draft order.

Ahead of the draft, Chris Simms will be breaking down the top prospects by position on the Chris Simms Unbuttoned podcast. Simms has already revealed his highly anticipated list of the top 5 quarterbacks, wide receivers, cornerbacks, running backs, and more. This week he’s discussing tight ends. See below to find out who made the top 5 on Chris Simms’ 2022 NFL Draft Tight End Rankings

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Chris Simms’ 2022 NFL Draft Tight End Rankings:

1. Jeremy Ruckert, Ohio State
2.  Trey McBride, Colorado State
3. Greg Dulcich, UCLA
4. Isaiah Likely, Coastal Carolina
5. James Mitchell, Virginia Tech

No. 1 Jeremy Ruckert: Ohio State

What Simms Said: “He is the only one who is good in all areas.”

No. 2 Trey McBride: Colorado State

What Simms Said: “There some real sh*t to this kid when he gets the ball in his hands.”

No. 3  Greg Dulcich: UCLA

What Simms Said: “At that size, the route-running is pretty damn special.”

No. 4 Isaiah Likely: Coastal Carolina

What Simms Said: “The most gifted pass-catching TE in this class.”

No. 5 James Mitchell: Virginia Tech

What Simms Said: “If he got to play a full year, he could’ve been the #1 tight end.”

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