Filthy rich: How much money every 2022 Pac-12 first-round draft pick will make
The Pac-12 had four first-round picks in the 2022 NFL Draft’s opening round on Thursday night.
Oregon’s Kayvon Thibodeaux and USC’s Drake London both heard their names called in the top 10, landing with the New York Giants and Atlanta Falcons, respectively, while Washington’s Trent McDuffie (Chiefs) and Utah’s Devin Lloyd (Jaguars) were later-round selections.
With their status as first-round picks cemented, each guy just earned a nice chunk of change. Rookie-scale salaries are nice, and the No. 1 pick in the draft—Oregon coach Dan Lanning’s former pupil Travon Walker—will earn upwards of $37 million total on his rookie deal.
That’s about a $13 million increase from the deal Joe Burrow got in 2020 as the No. 1 pick.
Here’s what each Pac-12 player will make on their rookie deal, per Spotrac:
- No. 5 pick Kayvon Thibodeaux (Oregon/New York): $31,339,038 total value, $19,972,028 signing bonus
- No. 8 pick Drake London (USC/Atlanta): $21,534,467 total value, $12,841,430 signing bonus
- No. 21 pick Trent McDuffie (Washington/Kansas City): $13,992,482 total value, $7,356,350 signing bonus
- No. 27 pick Devin Lloyd (Utah/Jacksonville): $12,936,606 total value, $6,588,441 signing bonus