INDIANAPOLIS – A look at the Indianapolis Colts’ 2022 draft class:

Round 2/53rd overall

Alec Pierce, WR, Cincinnati

  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 211
  • College resume:
    • Started 30 of 45 games and finished career with 106 receptions, 1,851 yards and 13 TDs
    • Was team captain as a senior and had best season with 52 receptions, 884 yards and eight TDs
    • Enjoyed best game against 9th-ranked Notre Dame with six catches and 144 yards
    • Graduated in 3½ years with degree in mechanical engineering
    • Father, Greg, played football at Northwestern and mother, Stephanie, played volleyball at Cincinnati. Brother, Justin, played basketball at William & Mary and North Carolina.

Round 3/73rd

Jelani Woods, TE

  • Height: 6-7
  • Weight: 253
  • College resume:
    • Spent three seasons at Oklahoma State before transferring to Virginia
    • Last season appeared in 11 games with 10 starts and had 44 receptions for 598 yards and eight TDs
    • At Oklahoma State, appeared in 34 games (28 starts) and collected 31 receptions for 361 yards and four TDs
    • Transitioned to tight end from quarterback after redshirting for 2017 season.

Round 3/77th

Bernhard Raimann, OT, Central Michigan

  • Height: 6-6
  • Weight: 303
  • College resume:
    • Introduced to football as a 14-year old soccer player in Steinbrunn, Austria
    • Developed into first-team All-MAC selection at Central Michigan
    • Started 29 of 44 games, including 18 starts at left tackle and 11 at tight end
    • As senior, started all 12 games at left tackle for offense that averaged 32.2 points per game and 179.2 rushing yards per game.

Round 3/96th

Nick Cross, S, Maryland

  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 212
  • College resume: Versatile safety for Terps
    • Started 21 of 29 games and finished with 135 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, 4 sacks, six interceptions and 18 passes defensed
    • Last season started all 13 games and had 67 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, 3 sacks and three interceptions.

Round 5/159th

Eric Johnson, DT, Missouri State

  • Height: 6-5
  • Weight: 298
  • College resume:
    • Five-year regular and first Missouri State’s first draft pick since 2011
    • Started 47 of 55 games and piled up 131 tackles, 19.5 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries
    • Second-team All-Missouri Valley Football Conference selection twice
    • Played in school-record 55 consecutive games
    • As senior, started all 12 games and finished with 43 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks.

Round 6/192nd

Drew Ogletree, TE, Youngstown State

  • Height: 6-7
  • Weight: 250
  • College resume:
    • Starter collegiate career at Findlay (2016-19) before transferring to Youngstown State
    • Last two years started 12 of 17 games and collected 40 receptions for 391 yards
    • Led Youngstown State in 2021 with 28 receptions and 282 yards in 10 games
    • At Findley, collected 54 receptions, 785 yards and 10 TDs
    • Two-way star at Northridge (Ohio) High School and was Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association Division 3 Player of the Year.

Round 6/216th

Curtis Brooks, DT, Cincinnati

  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 285
  • College resume:
    • Appeared in 61 games with 20 starts, and really emerged in 2021
    • Started all 14 games and generated 56 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks and one forced fumble
    • Named first-team All-AAC and appeared in NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.

Round 7/239th

Rodney Thomas II, CB, Yale

  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 200
  • College resume:
    • Versatile prospect who saw time at linebacker and defensive back at Yale
    • Finished with 134 tackles, 8 tackles for loss, 21 passes defensed and six interceptions
    • As senior, started 10 games – nine as a DB, one as at linebacker – and posted 50 tackles, 11 passes defensed and two interceptions.

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