FCS Players Drafted in the 2022 NFL Draft

This year's NFL Draft ties for the most FCS players selected since 2008 (also twenty-four) with two FCS players selected in the first round.

Cole Strange, OL from UTC is selected 29th overall in the 1st round by the New England Patriots.
Source: Patriots

The 24 players selected in this years draft will need to continuously contribute to their respective teams in order for their "small school" label to fade away. Following is a summary of all the FCS players selected in this year's draft.

1st Round

No. 19 — Northern Iowa OL Trevor Penning (Saints)

No. 29 — Chattanooga OL Cole Strange (Patriots)

2nd Round

No. 34 — NDSU WR Christian Watson (Packers)

No. 58 — Montana State LB Troy Andersen (Falcons)

4th Round

No. 127 — South Dakota State RB Pierre Strong Jr. (Patriots)

No. 136 — North Dakota State OL Cordell Volson (Bengals)

No. 142 — South Carolina State CB Decobie Durant (Rams)

5th Round

No. 155 — North Dakota OL Matt Waletzko (Cowboys)

No. 157 — Sam Houston CB Zyon McCollum (Bucs)

No. 159 — Missouri State DT Eric Johnson (Colts)

No. 162 — Samford WR Montrell Washington (Broncos)

No. 168 — Southern Utah OL Braxton Jones (Bears)

6th Round

No. 185 — Villanova CB Christian Benford (Bills)

No. 187 Fordham OL Nick Zakelj (49ers)

No. 192 Youngstown State TE Andrew Ogletree (Colts)

No. 217 Jackson State LB James Houston (Lions)

7th Round

No. 226 — Southern OL Ja’Tyre Carter (Bears)

No. 235 — Montana State DE Daniel Hardy (Rams)

No. 239 — Yale S Rodney Thomas II (Colts)

No. 241 — South Dakota State QB Chris Oladokun (Steelers)