Monday, July 4, 2022

2022 NFL Draft: Best available prospects for Day 3 as Sam Howell, Carson Strong headline

Saturday marks the end of the 2022 NFL Draft with Rounds 4-7 before the frenzy begins to sign undrafted free agents. More than half of the draft’s total picks are made on Day 3, so there is opportunity to capitalize on best available prospects. A run on quarterbacks in the third round dug into that position group, but North Carolina’s Sam Howell is still among the best available. Here are’s 50 best available prospects (check out our tracker of every pick along with grades and analysis here). 

Best available prospects entering Day 3

1. Daniel Faalele, OT, Minnesota (No. 38 overall)

2. Sam Howell, QB, North Carolina (No. 45 overall)

3. Darian Kinnard, OL, Kentucky (No. 48 overall)

4. Rasheed Walker, OT, Penn State (No. 53 overall)

5. Kingsley Enagbare, EDGE, South Carolina (No. 61 overall)

6. Max Mitchell, OT, Louisiana (No. 63 overall)

7. Isaiah Spiller, RB, Texas A&M (No. 65 overall)

8. Chris Paul, OG, Tulsa (No. 69 overall)

9. Khalil Shakir, WR, Boise State (No. 77 overall)

10. Josh Jobe, CB, Alabama (No. 85 overall)

11. Zach Tom, OL, Wake Forest (No. 86 overall)

12. Montaric Brown, CB, Arkansas (No. 88 overall)

13. Tariq Woolen, CB, Texas-San Antonio (No. 89 overall)

14. Dameon Pierce, RB, Florida (No. 90 overall)

15. Calvin Austin III, WR, Memphis (No. 94 overall)

16. Dohnovan West, OG, Arizona State (No. 97 overall)

17. Perrion Winfrey, DT, Oklahoma (No. 98 overall)

18. Charlie Kolar, TE, Iowa State (No. 100 overall)

19. Micah McFadden, LB, Indiana (No. 101 overall)

20. Kalia Davis, DT, UCF (No. 102 overall)

21. Jamaree Salyer, OG, Georgia (No. 104 overall)

22. Akayleb Evans, CB, Missouri (No. 106 overall)

23. Zyon McCollum, CB, Sam Houston State (No. 107 overall)

24. Jake Ferguson, TE, Wisconsin (No. 109 overall)

25. Verone McKinley III, S, Oregon (No. 110 overall)

26. Joshua Williams, CB, Fayetteville State (No. 111 overall)

27. Adam Anderson, EDGE, Georgia (No. 114 overall)

28. Coby Bryant, CB, Cincinnati (No. 115 overall)

29. Tyreke Smith, EDGE, Ohio State (No. 116 overall)

30. Derion Kendrick, CB, Georgia (No. 117 overall)

31. Carson Strong, QB, Nevada (No. 119 overall)

32. Isaiah Likely, TE, Coastal Carolina (No. 120 overall)

33. Percy Butler, S, Louisiana (No. 121 overall)

34. Kyren Williams, RB, Notre Dame (No. 122 overall)

35. Jashaun Corbin, RB, Florida State (No. 123 overall)

36. Justyn Ross, WR, Clemson (No. 124 overall)

37. Braxton Jones, OT, Southern Utah (No. 125 overall)

38. Matt Araiza, P, San Diego State (No. 126 overall)

39. Damone Clark, LB, LSU (No. 128 overall)

40. Kellen Diesch, OT, Arizona State (No. 129 overall)

41. Tariq Castro-Fields, CB, Penn State (No. 130 overall)

42. Jalyn Armour-Davis, CB, Alabama (No. 131 overall)

43. Thayer Munford, OL, Ohio State (No. 132 overall)

44. Marquis Hayes, OG, Oklahoma (No. 134 overall)

45. Dane Belton, S, Iowa (No. 135 overall) 

46. Mario Goodrich, CB, Clemson (No. 136 overall)

47. Spencer Burford, OL, Texas-San Antonio (No. 137 overall)

48. Cade Mays, OG, Tennessee (No. 139 overall)

49. Malcolm Rodriguez, LB, Oklahoma State (No. 141 overall)

50. Lecitus Smith, OG, Virginia Tech (No. 142 overall)

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