Bengals College Free Agents Class Of 2022

Bengals College Free Agents Class Of 2022

Bengals College Free Agents Class Of 2022

CB BRENDAN “Bookie,” RADLEY-HILES, Washington 5-9 183

Energetic and versatile… Started 32 games at Oklahoma from 2018-2020 before transferring to Washington and starting nine games for the Huskies… Playing nickel corner and safety, finished with 46 tackles, a pair of sacks, an interception, a fumble recovery and four pass breakups… As freshman named mid-season All-American by ESPN… Last year earned the Washington coaches’ defensive player of the game after wrecking Arkansas State with nine tackles (two for a loss, one a sack) and also had a fumble recovery and a pass breakup… Played at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., as senior in 2017 and named US Army All-American… Got nickname “Bookie,” from his mother… HOMETOWN: Inglewood, Calif .; DOB: 8/4/99

SCOUT’s TAKE: Nickel-safety type guy… Physical… Scrappy… Good instincts… Will come up and strike you… You watch the tape and his style is almost like Mike Hilton the way he flies around and is physical… Mike came in undrafted, too…

TE JUSTIN RIGG, Kentucky 6-6 259

School-record 63 career games with 35 starts… Had a streak of 16 straight… Career line of 50 catches for 547 yards and five TDs… Caught season-high four passes for 24 yards, including a one-yard touchdown pass, vs. No. 1 Georgia… In 2019 helped ground game to No. 4 in NCAA rushing… Graduated in December, 2020 with degree in agricultural economics and then with another degree in communications the next year… HOMETOWN: Springboro, Ohio; DOB: 3/13/98

SCOUT’S TAKE: Hard-charger… Nice size for the position… good blocker… productive… great worker… great leader… Ton of experience…

WR JACK SORENSON, Miami of Ohio 6-0 189

First team All-MAC with 76 catches for 1,406 yards and 10 touchdowns, third-best in school history… … 14 catches for school-record 283 yards and two touchdowns at Ohio … hit 100 yards receiving in six straight games… Sixth all-time with 191 catches, fourth all-time with 3,070 receiving yards and fifth all-time with 20 touchdowns… At his pro day teamed up with his girlfriend to raise money for the group Women Helping Women to aid assault victims… relative of Brewers manager Craig Counsell… HOMETOWN: Kildeer, Ill .; DOB: 7/26/97

SCOUT’s TAKE: High character… Works his tail off… Extremely, extremely productive… Not many guys have 1,400 yards anywhere… Tough… He’ll make the most of his opportunity….

DT / DE TARIQIOUS TISDALE, Mississippi 6-5 285

Explosive player who has fought injury since a break-out season in 2019 he had 3.5 tackles for loss and two sacks… Played 11 games the past two seasons… four-time selection to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll and a two-time SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll selection… Went to Northwest Mississippi CC after named Tennessee’s Class 4A Region 7 Defensive Lineman of the Year… HOMETOWN: Lexington, Tenn .: DOB: 4/4/98

SCOUT’s TAKE: Probably some of the best measurables of anybody in whole draft… ran a 4.6 40… Extremely gifted athlete with rare combination of size, speed and athleticism… Has very good foundation to develop… Played up and down the line at end and inside… A really nice fit for what we do… A great get after the draft in terms of upside with the tools to develop… His numbers on paper are unbelievable, but he doesn’t have many starts…

LB CARSON WELLS, Colorado 6-3 241

A hybrid rusher and dropper… In 40 games he had 34 starts, including his final 27… 187 career tackles are eighth on all-time school list… So are his 38 tackles for losses… 15½ of those were quarterback sacks… A captain… Graduated from Colorado with degrees in both Accounting and Finance from the Leeds School of Business… pursuing a Master’s in Organizational Leadership… Valedictorian of his high school class, carrying a 4.6 weighted GPA, and member of National Honor Society. HOMETOWN: Bushnell, Fla .; DOB: 2/20/99

SCOUT’s TAKE: Edge-SAM Backer type player… He’d be a traditional SAM backer the way we used those guys when Marvin Lewis was here… Can play some off the edge and hopefully he can play some stack… Smart… High test scores and good measurables… Out of the mold of last year’s CFA from Marshall, Darius Hodge…

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