The New England Patriots sure know how to pull off a surprise. With the 29th overall selection in the 2022 NFL Draft, they selected offensive lineman Cole Strange out of Chattanooga.
While not the most exciting pick — Strange was projected by virtually every analyst as a mid-round selection — he will get a chance to become a Day 1 starter along New England’s rebuilt interior line. The Patriots certainly appear to be very high on the 23-year-old, or else they would not have invested a first-round pick in him.
If you are too, we have a treat for you: You can now already order your official Cole Strange Patriots jersey.
Pick No. 21 New England Patriots Nike 2022 NFL Draft First Round Pick Game Jersey - Navy
Our friends at Fanatics already have the jersey available. It still wears the No. 1 for his draft pick status, but it will be shipped after the number will officially be confirmed. For what it’s worth, Strange wore No. 69 at Chattanooga.
The jersey will be shipped two to four weeks after the number is officially confirmed by the NFL. The jerseys come in sizes Small to 3XL.