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Where UW Huskies, WSU Cougars landed in 2022 NFL Draft

Apr 30, 2022, 4:04 PM

A total of four UW Huskies and two WSU Cougars were selected in the 2022 NFL Draft, and the picks were across all three days of the annual seven-round event in Las Vegas.

Seahawks Draft Breakdown: Close look at all nine picks

The Huskies had two cornerbacks added to their legacy of high-round defensive backs in the draft (Trent McDuffie and Kyler Gordon), while the biggest story may be the Seahawks keeping Everett native Abraham Lucas, an offensive tackle from Wazzu, in the state.

Here’s a quick look at where the local college players landed in the draft.

Note: Hometowns of players who grew up in Washington state listed in parentheses.

First round

• No. 21 overall, Kansas City: Trent McDuffie, CB, UW Huskies

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Second round

• No. 39 overall, Chicago: Kyler Gordon, CB, UW Huskies (Mukilteo)

Third round

• No. 72 overall, Seattle: Abraham Lucas, OT, WSU Cougars (Everett)

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Fourth round

• No. 106 overall, Tampa Bay: Cade Otton, TE, UW Huskies (Tumwater)

Fifth round

• No. 171 overall, Denver: Luke Wattenberg, C, UW

Seventh round

• No. 243 overall, Kansas City: Jaylen Watson, CB, WSU Cougars

Seahawks NFL Draft coverage from SeattleSports.com

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