Professional offensive tackle for the National Football League’s Kansas City Chiefs is Darian Kinnard. He is 146 kg in weight and 1.96 m tall. He started his high school career at Dobyns-Bennett High School and finished it at Saint Ignatius High School. He was a member of the Kentucky Wildcats football team while he was a student at the University of Kentucky.
He participated in nine games and made two starts as a true freshman before starting all 13 of the Wildcats’ games at right tackle as a sophomore in 2019. Throughout the season, he had 32 knockdowns and just one penalty in 706 snaps.
He contributed to the breaking of school single-season records with 3,624 rushing yards, 36 rushing touchdowns, and 6.3 yards per carry. He participated in all 11 games during his junior year, and the Associated Press chose him for the Second and Third All-American teams, respectively. He was the 12th Consensus All-American in his final year at the University of Kentucky.
By the end of his college career, he had participated in 46 games overall and started 39 of them. He was a vital member of the offensive line that the “Big Blue Wall” won the Joe Moore Award for being the nation’s best offensive line for four consecutive seasons. He played right tackle for the team. In the fifth round of the 2022 NFL Draft, the Kansas City Chiefs selected Kinnard.
Where Was Darian Kinnard Drafted?
Darian Kinnard was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fifth round of the 2022 NFL Draft.