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Ivy Updates

Rodney Thomas was selected in the 7th Round of the 2022 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts making him the first Yale selection since 2018. Thomas is officially listed as a cornerback for the Colts and will have to compete with a deep stable of cornerbacks including Pro Bowler Kenny Moore II and Stephon Gilmore, the 2019 NFL Defensive Player of the Year. Given Thomas’ speed and explosiveness, we see him as a key special teams contributor early in his career.

Foye Oluokun signed a $46.5 million contract with $28 million guaranteed in March with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Jaeden Graham is currently a free agent after sustaining an injury in 2021 that forced the Falcons to place him on injured reserve.

Men’s Lacrosse fell to Penn 9-16 in the Ivy League Championship Tournament on Sunday. Yale’s hopes for a national championship are still alive with the NCAA Tournament kicking off this week. Yale hosts St. Joseph’s this Saturday at 5 PM (ESPNU broadcast).

Senior Trenton Charles set Yale’s 100m dash record on Saturday with a time of 10.45 seconds at the Ivy League Championships.