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10 players the Ravens could target on a busy Day 3 of the 2022 NFL draft: ‘Our scouts will be jacked up’

The Ravens have no shortage of picks on the final day of the 2022 NFL draft on Saturday.

Baltimore has seven selections overall, including six in the fourth round and one in the sixth. General manager Eric DeCosta sees those mid-round picks as a great opportunity to improve the team.

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“We know we’re going to hit on some players and we could miss on some players. But our scouts will be jacked up,” he said Friday night.

After taking Michigan linebacker David Ojabo in the second round and Connecticut defensive tackle Travis Jones in the third, DeCosta said the Ravens have 85 draftable players on their board, but it’s a matter of finding the right ones.

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“We got to nail it,” he said. “That’s what we’ve been thinking about [as] coaches and scouts over the last nine months.”

From Cincinnati cornerback Coby Bryant to Clemson wide receiver Justyn Ross, here are 10 players the Ravens could target when the final four rounds begin Saturday at noon.

JoJo Domann, LB/S, Nebraska

Domann missed the final two games of the season because of finger surgery, but he was still productive for the Cornhuskers, racking up 72 tackles (nine for loss) and two sacks. The 6-foot-1, 228-pound Domann was named second team All-Big Ten in 2021 after earning honorable mention in 2020.

Coby Bryant, CB, Cincinnati

Bryant was a productive four-year starter for the Bearcats, totaling 172 tackles, 45 pass deflections and 10 interceptions. The 6-1, 193-pound Bryant garnered second-team Associated Press All-America honors in 2021 after recording 46 tackles, 14 pass deflections and three interceptions.

Minnesota offensive lineman Daniel Faalele is an enormous prospect at 6-feet-8 and 384 pounds.

Daniel Faalele, OT, Minnesota

Faalele is an enormous prospect at 6-8 and 384 pounds. He was named first-team All-Big Ten after making 12 starts at right tackle for Minnesota in 2021.

Justyn Ross, WR, Clemson

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The 6-3, 205-pound wideout is a big target who burst onto the scene as a freshman, catching 46 passes for 1,000 yards and nine touchdowns. There are serious medical concerns, however, as Ross missed the 2020 season because of a spinal injury and sat out the final three games in 2021 because of a foot injury.

Jalyn Armour-Davis, CB, Alabama

Despite missing four games because of injury, Armour-Davis was still named second-team All-SEC after registering 32 tackles, seven pass deflections and a team-leading three interceptions in 2021. The 6-0, 197-pound Armour-Davis has the speed and length to develop into a starter if injuries don’t impact his development.

Memphis wide receiver Calvin Austin III posted one of the fastest 40-yard dash times at the NFL scouting combine at 4.32 seconds.

Calvin Austin III, WR, Memphis

Austin, who posted one of the fastest 40-yard dash times at the NFL scouting combine at 4.32 seconds, had back-to-back seasons with over 1,000 receiving yards. In 2020, the 5-7, 170-pound Austin was sixth in the FBS with 11 receiving touchdowns and eighth with 1,053 receiving yards while averaging 16.7 yards per catch.

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Rasheed Walker, OT, Penn State

Walker, who played for North Point in Waldorf, started in 22 games at left tackle for the Nittany Lions, earning third-team All-Big Ten honors in 2020. ESPN ranked the 6-5, 313-pound Walker as the sixth best offensive tackle in the draft.

Zamir White, RB, Georgia

The 5-11, 214-pound White was the national champion Bulldogs’ leading rusher in 2021, recording 856 yards and 11 touchdowns. However, his injury history is a bit concerning, as he tore the ACL in his right knee when he was in high school and suffered the same injury in his left knee during a summer practice in 2018.

Maryland tight end Chigoziem Okonkwo totaled 447 receiving yards and a team-best five touchdowns this past season.

Chigoziem Okonkwo, TE, Maryland

Okonkwo totaled 447 receiving yards and a team-best five touchdowns this past season after missing 2020 because of myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle. The 6-2, 238-pound Okonkwo’s ability to block and line up as a halfback fits the Ravens’ run-heavy scheme.

Neil Farrell Jr., DT, LSU

Farrell, a three-starter for the Tigers, tallied 45 tackles (9 1/2 for loss) and a pair of sacks in 2021. The Athletic’s Dane Brugler ranked the 6-4, 330-pound Farrell as the eighth best defensive tackle in the draft.


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