Derek Stingley Jr. was the lone first-rounder to come out of LSU in the 2022 NFL Draft. He was LSU’s top defensive draft pick since 2009 when DL Tyson Jackson also went No. 3 overall.
Stingley had been viewed as a first-round pick since his standout freshman year in 2019, where he wasn’t just the best freshmen DB in the country, but the best overall. He demonstrated elite ball skills and had the athleticism to make an impact in the return game.
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