The were nineteen SAFs selected in the 2022 draft, as follows:
Round 1 - 3
Round 2 - 3
Round 3 - 3
Round 4 - 2
Round 5 - 2
Round 6 - 2
Round 7 - 4
1) Brian Branch | 6'0 | 193 | SAF/CB | Alabama
9/10 - Texas - Branch wasn't bad today, but he wasn't good either. He gave up too many receptions, was exploited by Worthy's deep speed.
10/1 - Arkansas - Branch got knocked out of the game early, but was adequate when in. He chipped in on 3 tackles.
10/8 - Texas A&M - Branch was up and down in this one. He paced his squad with 9 tackles, 2 TFLs, looked very good as a tackler. In pass coverage, he was inconsistent, varying from good to subpar.
2) Antonio Johnson | 6'2 | 198 | SAF | Texas A&M
9/10 - Appalachian State - Johnson had a great game. He held down the back end very well, also paced his squad with 13 tackles. He was quick to diagnose plays and come up in run support.
9/17 - Miami - Johnson had a very good night, showing a great balance of cover skills and tackling ability. He really stepped up when his teammate Richardson got ejected, filled in well as a striker. He finished with 8 tackles, let next to nothing by him.
10/8 - Alabama - With 'Bama opting to run the ball, Johnson was quiet, limited in opportunities to really flash. That said, no deep balls went by him.
3) Sydney Brown | 5'10 | 211 | SAF | Illinois
4) Jammie Robinson | 5'11 | 203 | S | Florida State
5) Jordan Battle | 6'1 | 210 | SAF | Alabama
9/10 - Texas - Battle was solid today, holding down his coverage duties and posting 4 tackles in support.
10/1 - Arkansas - Battle had a good game. He was tight in coverage when assigned to be, was very active as a tackler with 8 stops.
10/8 - Texas A&M - Battle was decent today, chipped in with 3 tackles. He wasn't exposed in pass coverage, as his CBs were.
6) Christopher Smith | 5'11 | 192 | SAF | Georgia
9/3 - Oregon - Smith had an excellent, certainly looked like a potential 1st-rounder, one of the best safeties in a loaded draft class. He finished the game with 6 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 INT. He read plays very well, wasted no time closing in on the ball whether it was a pass or run. He played with very good functional speed, flashing the ability to cover a lot of ground in little time.
10/1 - Missouri - Smith had a decent game. While he missed badly on an assignment once, he was otherwise quite good in coverage over the back half.
7) Ji'Ayir Brown | 5'11 | 208 | SAF | Penn State
10/1 - Northwestern - Brown had a very good game. While his INT was an absolute softball, his coverage was still very tight. He also asserted himself as a reliable tackler, flashed range.
10/29 - Ohio State - Brown had a great game, showed off his range and tackling ability, was quick to close on the ball. He paced his team with 8 tackles, was reliable throughout.
8) JL Skinner | 6'4 | 209 | SAF | Boise State
9) Brandon Joseph | 6'1 | 202 | SAF | Notre Dame
9/3 - Ohio State - Joseph had a great game. He was a fireplug throughout this contest, showed well vs. the run and in coverage. His play speed and range was impressive. He finished with 4 tackles, kept the back half in check.
10/8 - BYU - Joseph was great, paced his team with 6 tackles, held the back half well.
10) Trey Dean II | 6'2 | 194 | SAF | Florida
9/3 - Utah - Dean was everywhere in this game, somewhat quietly paced his team with 12 tackles. He read plays well and was quick to react in pass coverage and run support. He played with great intensity.
9/10 - Kentucky - Dean was very effective again this week, pacing his team with 9 tackles, 1.5 TFLs. He read plays very well and was rangy in space, quick to close on the ball.
9/24 - Tennessee - Dean had a very solid game. While not tasked with doing much against the pass, he was quick to swarm at the LOS. He posted 6 tackles.
10/8 - Missouri - Dean had a good game, was always around the ball. He asserted himself very well with 7 tackles, was quick to get into the action.
11) Rashad Torrence | 6'0 | 197 | SAF | Florida
9/3 - Utah - Like his teammate Dean, Torrence was active as well. He posted 7 tackles, making his contributions felt as an open filed tackler. He also held his coverage assignments up.
9/10 - Kentucky - Torrence was solid in the back half, notched 7 tackles. There wasn't much that got by him at all.
9/24 - Tennessee - Torrence had a very good game. He was often tasked with playing in the box, which he shined at doing. He posted 13 tackles, was very active.
10/8 - Missouri - Torrence was solid, not challenged much in his assignments. He finished with 4 tackles.
12) Tykee Smith | 5'10 | 200 | SAF | Georgia
9/3 - Oregon - Smith had just 2 tackles, wasn't challenged much at all relative to him carrying out his assignments.
10/1 - Missouri - Smith flashed a couple times, asserted himself with 3 tackles. He never wowed, but did nothing to drop his stock.
13) Xavier Henderson | 6'0 | 210 | SAF | Michigan State
10/8 - Ohio State - DNP
14) Jay Ward | 6'2 | 188 | SAF | LSU
15) Christian Izien | 5'10 | 200 | SAF | Rutgers
10/8 - Nebraska - Izien had an impressive game. He showed off great pass coverage skills, forced the QB to progress beyond him. As a tackler, he flew to the ball, showed off speed and intensity. He ended up with 6 tackles, 1 TFL.
16) Demarcco Hellams | 6'1 | 208 | SAF | Alabama
2021 - 87 tackles, 3 INTs
9/10 - Texas - Hellams was very active today, posted 10 tackles, 1 PBU, 1 TFL. While he did let Worthy get behind him on one play, he was otherwise very reliable, showed good range in space. He was constantly around the ball.
10/1 - Arkansas - Hellams showed average play today. While he was in on 6 tackles, he was late on a couple run reads from the back half.
10/8 - Texas A&M - Hellams was very up and down. He was very sound in tackling support, had 7 stops. However, he was suspect in pass coverage, especially on one play which could've meant the game for his team.
17) Ronnie Hickman | 6'1 | 205 | SAF | Ohio State
9/3 - Notre Dame - Hickman played close to the LOS and did so well. He posted 4 tackles, didn't let much by him.
9/24 - Wisconsin - Hickman contributed with 3 tackles, simply wasn't challenged in coverage.
10/8 - Michigan State - Hickman was solid today, around the ball often. He had 5 tackles, covered his assignments well.
18) Latavious Brini | 6'2 | 211 | SAF | Arkansas
9/3 - Cincinnati - Brini had a decent game, held down his assignments for the most part. He was in on 5 tackles, was around the ball often. That said, his pass coverage could've been tighter in then middle of the field, as Cincy had a few easy ones due to subpar coverage.
9/10 - South Carolina - Brini's played didn't stand out, good or bad. He posted 4 tackles, and was decent in coverage.
10/1 - Alabama - Brini had just 1 tackle, was a non factor in this one.
19) Jartavius Martin | 5'11 | 194 | SAF | Illinois
20) Chamarri Conner | 6'0 | 202 | SAF | Virginia Tech
21) Gervarrius Owens| 6'0 | 195 | SAF | Houston
22) Brandon Hill | 5'10 | 193 | SAF | Pittsburgh
23) Kenderick Duncan | 6'3 | 206 | SAF | Louisville
9/3 - Syracuse - Duncan had an up and down game. He chipped in with 4 tackles, and was active in run support at times. However, he was too slow to react to intermediate passes at times, was inconsistent with over the top support.
9/16 - Florida State - Duncan was solid in his back half support. He didn't allow anything over the top, and was active as a tackler with 7 stops.
24) Ja'von Hicks | 6'2 | 205 | SAF | Cincinnati
9/3 - Arkansas - Hicks had a very average game, posting 2 tackles on the contest. He didn't look good nor bad, just wasn't in on much action.
9/24 - Indiana - Hicks chipped in with 2 tackles, did little to stand out.
25) Jalen Green | 6'0 | 195 | SAF | Mississippi State
9/3 - Memphis - Green had an up and down night. He was good in coverage a couple times, and stepped up with 5 tackles. However, he got beat badly on a long pass that should've been a TD. He also took a couple of iffy angles as a tackler.
9/10 - Arizona - Green had a solid night with 3 tackles, 1 PBU. He wasn't tested much, but still looked more like a run-stopper vs. a pure cover man.
9/17 - LSU - Green had a very good game, flashed in pass coverage and coming up in run support. He posted 4 tackles
26) Avery Young | 6'0 | 195 | SAF | Rutgers
10/8 - Nebraska - Young had a solid outing, not being tested much at all due to sound coverage. He also asserted himself well as a tackler, coming in with 8 stops.
27) A.J. Finley | 6'2 | 202 | SAF | Ole Miss
999) Demani Richardson | 6'1 | 215 | S | Texas A&M
999) Jaylon Carlies | 6'2 | 219 | SAF | Missouri
999) Jalen Catalon | 5'10 | 200 | SAF | Arkansas (Transferring)
999) Malachi Moore | 6'0 | 190 | SAF | Alabama
999) Kenny Logan | 6'0 | 210 | SAF | Kansas
999) Lathon Ransom | 6'1 | 205 | SAF | Ohio State
999) Akeem Dent | 6'1 | 196 | SAF/CB | Florida State
999) Rashad Wisdom | 5'9 | 205 | SAF | UTSA