The fifth round was the least active for the B1G of the 2022 NFL Draft. Only 3 players from the conference heard their names called.

The 3-player total was the lowest for the conference this draft. The league produced 7 selections in each of the first four rounds.

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Indiana linebacker Micah McFadden was the first B1G player selected in the fifth round on Saturday afternoon and was also the first Hoosier on the board. With IU having a player picked, 12 of the 14 schools had at least 1 selection through the fifth round.


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Here’s a quick recap of the 3 B1G players who heard their names called in the third round and where they’ll start their NFL careers:

No. 146. Micah McFadden, LB, Indiana — New York Giants

No. 158. Tyreke Smith, DE, Ohio State — Seattle Seahawks

No. 165. Esezi Otomewo, DE, Minnesota — Minnesota Vikings