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Chris Olave Draft Profile: Stats, Highlights and 2022 NFL Draft Projection

It is officially mock draft season! The 2022 NFL Draft is quickly approaching, with the first round kicking off on Thursday, April 28th. Of course, draft analysis, projections and rumors will be dominating the headlines until then. Among the players expected to hear his name called on the first day is wide receiver Chris Olave out of Ohio State.

The following is a complete Chris Olave NFL Draft profile, including stats, highlights and a mock projection.

Chris Olave NFL Draft Profile, Stats, Highlights and Projection

Chris Olave
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6’1″
Weight: 189 lbs
Age: 21
College: Ohio State Buckeyes

Chris Olave Draft Profile: Stats, Highlights and 2022 NFL Draft Projection
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Chris Olave Stats 2021 | Ohio State

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Chris Olave Draft Profile

Strengths

There are many reasons why Chris Olave has been trending upwards as this NFL Draft season has continued. He has the speed to be a deep threat in the NFL. On top of that, he has late hands, has sure hands, is skilled at tracking the ball in the air, and he is incredibly smooth with his body movements. Olave combines all of this with the fact that he is already a skilled route-runner, making him one of the most NFL-ready wide receivers in the 2022 NFL Draft.

Weaknesses

Olave is lean, skinny, slim, or however else you’d like to describe it. Of course, so is Ja’Marr Chase, and he had the best rookie WR season of all time. Because Olave is slender and not as strong as some receivers, he doesn’t really break tackles or do much after the catch, unless he has run by everyone. Olave also isn’t going to do anything as a blocker.

Chris Olave Highlights

Chris Olave Draft Projection

All 2022 NFL Draft Projections are taken from the latest Sporting News NFL Mock Draft by Vinnie Iyer.

Chris Olave is currently projected to be drafted by the Washington Commanders at No. 11.


For more 2022 NFL Draft coverage and player profiles, check out our NFL Draft page.

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