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Meet The Seahawks 2022 NFL Draft Class

Everything you need to know about the nine newest members of the Seattle Seahawks.

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The Seahawks closed out the 2022 NFL Draft Saturday, welcoming five more players to round out a nine-player draft class for Seattle. Picking in the Top 10 of the NFL Draft for the first time since 2010, the Seahawks selected Mississippi State offensive tackle Charles Cross with their first pick in the Draft and followed with picks adding to their pass rush, running back room, offensive line, secondary, and wide receiver corps.

For more on the Seahawks' 2022 NFL Draft class, check out our complete guide below coupled with links to Seahawks.com content surrounding each draft pick that you might have missed.

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"I was very excited," Cross said from Las Vegas on a conference call with Seattle-area reporters. "First thing I did was give my mom and dad a big hug. It's a surreal feeling, it's a blessing. I'm excited I'm going to Seattle to be with the 12s, some of the best fans in the league. I'm excited and I'm ready to get to work."

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Take a look at offensive tackle Charles Cross throughout his college career at Mississippi State. Cross was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the 1st round, No. 9 overall, in the 2022 NFL Draft.

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"The biggest thing about the Senior Bowl was that I just got more comfortable with the coaches," Mafe said. "I just took everything that they were teaching me at the Senior Bowl and was running with it, especially not being used to playing in a three-point stance. Going into that, it was my first time ever doing that and I was just running with it, honestly."

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Take a look at linebacker Boye Mafe during his time at the University of Minnesota. Mafe was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the 2nd round, No. 40 overall, in the 2022 NFL Draft.

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Walker described himself as "versatile. I'm a physical runner. Explosive. I'm able to run routes out of the backfield. I just play hard and with a chip on my shoulder."

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Take a look at running back Kenneth Walker III during his time at Michigan State University. Walker was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the 2nd round, No. 41 overall, in the 2022 NFL Draft.

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For Lucas, who is from Everett, getting drafted by his hometown team was "surreal," he told reporters on a conference call.

"I have a lot of emotions right now, I'm not really sure where to place all of them," he said. "... I'm speechless, to be honest. I'm just excited to continue to learn and get better with everything."

Take a look at offensive tackle Abraham Lucas during his time at Washington State University. Lucas was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the 3rd round, No. 72 overall, in the 2022 NFL Draft.

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Take a look at cornerback Coby Bryant during his time at the University of Cincinnati. Bryant was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the 4th round, No. 109 overall, in the 2022 NFL Draft.

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"I feel like the best is yet to come," Woolen said. "I know that under a great coaching staff I can become a great player. I'm already a good player but I feel like I can be great. There is stuff I have to work on and there is stuff I'm good at. I want to work on both of them. That's what makes a great player. I just want to go there and have fun and be a great player."

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Take a look at cornerback Tariq Woolen during his time at UTSA. Woolen was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the 5th round, No. 153 overall, in the 2022 NFL Draft.

Round 5, No. 158 Overall: LB Tyreke Smith, Ohio State

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Take a look at linebacker Tyreke Smith during his time at Ohio State University. Smith was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the 5th round, No. 158 overall, in the 2022 NFL Draft.

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"I'm a very versatile player," Melton said. "I can be used everywhere. I can be used on special teams, wherever they need for me to be used at. Being versatile for them, being able to do a lot of things for the team."

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Take a look at wide receiver Bo Melton during his time at Rutgers University. Melton was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the 7th round, No. 229 overall, in the 2022 NFL Draft.

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"I feel like the more that you can do, the better," Young said of his versatility. "I feel like I'm definitely someone who can take handoffs and help the team out if that's what they need me to do. I definitely feel like I could be someone who runs routes and makes plays down the field as well. Just being a guy who's versatile and can do multiple things, I feel like that brings more value to a team and I feel like that's what I bring."

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Take a look at Dareke Young during his time at Lenoir-Rhyne University. Young was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the 7th round, No. 233 overall, in the 2022 NFL Draft.

Without further ado, your 2022 Seahawks Draft class: OT Charles Cross, LB Boye Mafe, RB Kenneth Walker III, OT Abraham Lucas, CB Coby Bryant, CB Tariq Woolen, LB Tyreke Smith, WR Bo Melton, and WR Dareke Young.

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