Utah football's Garett Bolles 1 of 22 confirmed to attend NFL Draft

Thursday , April 13, 2017 - 6:59 PM

BRETT HEIN, Standard-Examiner Staff

University of Utah football standout Garett Bolles is one of 22 prospects confirmed as attending the NFL Draft in Philadelphia, according to a list tweeted by Randall Liu, the NFL’s director of football communications.

The NFL Draft begins April 27. The offensive lineman left Utah with one year of eligibility and declared for the draft on Jan. 4. He started 12 games at left tackle and was named First Team All Pac-12 in his lone season with the Utes.

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The 6-foot-5 lineman is currently projected to be drafted in the early 20s, according to the most recent mock drafts posted on NFL.com.

Analyst Bucky Brooks pegged Bolles with the Giants, writing, “the Giants could use an athletic edge blocker with sweet feet and a nasty game to fill a void at (tackle).”

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