Senior Bowl Rosters 2022: QB Sam Howell accepts invite to Reese’s Senior Bowl

The 2022 Senior Bowl roster has been revealed, and it's a star-studded cast with a surprise addition for the 2022 NFL Draft class.

The 2022 Reese’s Senior Bowl roster has been revealed. With but a few surprises after the college football invites were made public, Senior Bowl Director Jim Nagy had one final trick up his sleeve. With the reveal of the rosters, the Senior Bowl received the final piece of their puzzle with the announcement of Sam Howell joining the incredible cast of players.

2022 Senior Bowl Rosters

The Senior Bowl will take place from February 1-5, 2022, in Mobile, Alabama. The rosters were officially revealed on the NFL Network podcast Move The Sticks as Nagy joined the show to debut his star-studded group. They didn’t bury the lede either, as they led off with the fact that the Senior Bowl has officially added a redshirt junior in QB Sam Howell.

2022 Senior Bowl Roster | Offense

The quarterbacks are the headliners on the offense. Considered as not the strongest class for quarterbacks, the Senior Bowl roster includes what could be the top five quarterbacks drafted. There’s a star-studded cast of receivers for them to throw to as well.

Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

  • Bo Melton | Rutgers
  • Tré Turner | Virginia Tech
  • Danny Gray | SMU
  • Reggie Roberson Jr. | SMU (opted out)
  • Romeo Doubs | Nevada
  • Jalen Tolbert | South Alabama
  • Khalil Shakir | Boise State
  • Jahan Dotson | Penn State (opted out)
  • Alec Pierce | Cincinnati
  • Velus Jones Jr. | Tennessee
  • Dontario Drummond | Ole Miss
  • Calvin Austin III | Memphis
  • Christian Watson | North Dakota State

Tight Ends

H-Backs

  • Jeremiah Hall | Oklahoma
  • Connor Heyward | Michigan State

Offensive Linemen

  • Nick Zakelj | Fordham
  • Max Mitchell | Louisiana
  • Dylan Parham | Memphis
  • Trevor Penning | Northern Iowa
  • Braxton Jones | Southern Utah
  • Cole Strange | Chattanooga
  • Chris Paul | Tulsa
  • Lecitus Smith | Virginia Tech
  • Andrew Stueber | Michigan
  • Darian Kinnard | Kentucky
  • Bernhard Raimann | Central Michigan
  • Luke Goedeke | Central Michigan
  • Matt Waletzko | North Dakota
  • Ed Ingram | LSU
  • Zion Johnson | Boston College
  • Abraham Lucas | Washington State
  • Spencer Burford | UTSA
  • Daniel Faalele | Minnesota
  • Marquis Hayes Jr. | Oklahoma
  • Jamaree Salyer | Georgia
  • Justin Shaffer | Georgia

2022 Senior Bowl Roster | Defense

The defense is headlined by a great class of defensive backs. But they also present a challenging defensive edge class with Myjai Sanders, Jermaine Johnson II, and Kingsley Enagbare all vying for the top defensive end spot after the big three.

Defensive Linemen

Edge Defenders

  • Amaré Barno | Virginia Tech
  • Jermaine Johnson II | Florida State
  • Cameron Thomas | San Diego State
  • Boye Mafe | Minnesota
  • Esezi Otomewo | Minnesota
  • Tyreke Smith | Ohio State
  • Kingsley Enagbare | South Carolina
  • Myjai Sanders | Cincinnati
  • Micheal Clemons | Texas A&M
  • Dominique Robinson | Miami (OH)
  • Arnold Ebiketie | Penn State
  • Jeremiah Moon | Florida
  • DeAngelo Malone | Western Kentucky
  • Jesse Luketa | Penn State

Inside Linebackers

  • Devin Lloyd | Utah (opted out)
  • Quay Walker | Georgia (opted out)
  • Aaron Hansford | Texas A&M
  • Chad Muma | Wyoming
  • D’Marco Jackson | Appalachian State
  • Terrel Bernard | Baylor
  • Mike Rose | Iowa State (opted out)
  • Damone Clark | LSU
  • Jeremiah Gemmel | North Carolina
  • Darrian Beavers | Cincinnati
  • Channing Tindall | Georgia
  • Brian Asamoah II | Oklahoma
  • Troy Andersen | Montana State

Cornerbacks

  • Joshua Williams | Fayetteville State
  • Cam Taylor-Britt | Nebraska
  • Marcus Jones | Houston
  • Akayleb Evans | Missouri
  • Roger McCreary | Auburn
  • Damarri Mathis | Pittsburgh
  • Joshua Thompson | Texas
  • Tariq Woolen | UTSA
  • Alontae Taylor | Tennessee
  • Tariq Castro-Fields | Penn State
  • Jaylen Watson | Washington State
  • Coby Bryant | Cincinnati
  • Mario Goodrich | Clemson
  • Derion Kendrick | Georgia
  • Riley Moss | Iowa (Returning)
  • Zyon McCollum | Sam Houston State
  • Gregory Junior | Ouachita Baptist

Safeties

Special Teams

  • Cal Adomitis, LS | Pittsburgh
  • Jordan Stout, P | Penn State
  • Jake Camarda, P | Georgia
  • Andrew Mevis, PK | Iowa State
  • Jordan Silver, LS | Arkansas

2022 Senior Bowl Coaching Staff

The 2022 Reese’s Senior Bowl will officially be coached by the Detroit Lions and New York Jets. Both teams own top-10 first-round selections and have history in Mobile. Detroit was last involved in this role just two years ago while New York last coached at the Senior Bowl in 1979.

In addition to the coaching staff announcements, Reese’s Senior Bowl Executive Director Jim Nagy announced changes to the event for staffers. For the first time, the head coaches will serve in more of an advisory role. They’ll promote their assistants into leadership roles on the staff. The move is geared to allow those positional coaches chances at developmental opportunities to showcase their own coaching abilities.

Further changes also include the addition of four coaches from Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Coaches will be selected to take part in the minority fellowship program and will be involved in all facets of the event from on-field coaching to nightly staff evaluations.

Nagy had this to say on the changes and the coaching staff additions:

“The Senior Bowl greatly appreciates our longstanding relationship with the National Football League and we thank NFL Football Operations Executive Vice President Troy Vincent for again providing our game with full coaching staffs. Dan Campbell and Robert Saleh’s staffs will bring great intensity to our game week and our players will undoubtedly get better during their time in Mobile. Our leadership is committed to using our game’s unique platform inspire change and we are excited about opportunities the new staffing model will create.”

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