2022 TRANSPERFECT MUSIC CITY BOWL NFL Draft Prospects

2022 TRANSPERFECT MUSIC CITY BOWL
Iowa vs. Kentucky - 12-31-2022 (Saturday)

owa from the Big Ten will play Kentucky from the Southeastern Conference in the 25th edition of the TransPerfect Music City Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 31 at 11 a.m. CST inside Nissan Stadium in downtown Nashville, Bowl representatives announced on Sunday. The game will be televised nationally on ABC, the first time the Bowl has been featured on network television. Despite being selected in 2020, this will be the first official appearance for the Hawkeyes, following that year’s cancellation due to COVID-19. This will be the second overall and second-straight meeting between the two schools. Kentucky beat Iowa in the 2021 Citrus Bowl.

Iowa Hawkeyes NFL Draft Prospects

RANK Player Pos Coll Weight Height 40YD AVG POS RANK AVG OVR RANK Rating Summary
415

Kaevon
Merriweather...

S
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212lbs 6-0 4.50 85 266.8
67.0
Kaevon Merriweather attended Belleville High School and was rated a 3-star prospect by 247 Sports with a scout's rating of 0.810,...
343

Seth
Benson

LB
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232lbs 6-0 4.66 62 386.5
72.0
Seth Benson from Washington High School was rated a -star recruit by ESPN and handed a 2-star grade by 247 Sports. After high sch...
260

Kyler
Schott

OG
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294lbs 6-2 5.14 101 369.5
75.5
Following high school, Schott opted to join Iowa.In 2018 as a freshman Schott saw action in just one game and played a total of ...
144

Riley
Moss

CB
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193lbs 6-1 4.41 37 131
81.3
Riley Moss attended Ankeny Centennial High School and was rated a 2-star prospect by 247 Sports with a scout's rating of 0.780, g...
95

Sam
LaPorta

TE
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249lbs 6-4 4.66 7 83.8
84.1
Sam LaPorta from Highland High School was rated a 3-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 3-star grade by 247 Sports. After high scho...
75

Jack
Campbell

LB
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246lbs 6-5 4.70 12 81.9
85.4
Jack Campbell from Cedar Falls High School was rated a 3-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 3-star grade by 247 Sports. After high...
73

Lukas
Van Ness

DL
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269lbs 6-5 4.81 10 44.9
85.4
Lukas Van Ness from Barrington High School was rated a 3-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 3-star grade by 247 Sports. After high...

Kentucky Wildcats NFL Draft Prospects

RANK Player Pos Coll Weight Height 40YD AVG POS RANK AVG OVR RANK Rating Summary
502

Tashawn
Manning

OG
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330lbs 6-4 5.31 121 492
58.2
Tashawn Manning from Wekiva High School was rated a 79-star prospect by ESPN with a scout's rating of 79 Following high school, M...
474

Jordan
Wright

LB
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231lbs 6-5 4.70 73 463.5
60.9
Jordan Wright from Dillard High School was rated a 3-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 3-star grade by 247 Sports. After high sch...
314

Carrington
Valentine

CB
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194lbs 6-0 4.49 74 229
73.2
Carrington Valentine attended Archbishop Moeller High School and was rated a 3-star prospect by 247 Sports with a scout's rating ...
122

Chris
Rodriguez Jr...

RB
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224lbs 5-11 4.55 15 142.2
82.3
Chris Rodriguez Jr. from Ola High School was rated a 3-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 3-star grade by 247 Sports. Following hi...
7

Will
Levis

QB
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232lbs 6-3 4.72 3 12.8
91.0
Will Levis from Xavier High School was rated a 3-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 3-star grade by 247 Sports. Following high scho...