Bengals College Free Agent Class of 2022


CB BRENDAN “Bookmaker”, RADLEY-HILES, Washington 5-9 183

Energetic and versatile… Started 32 games at Oklahoma from 2018-20 before moving to Washington and starting nine games for the Huskies… Playing a corner and a nickel safety, finished with 46 tackles, a pair of sacks, an interception , a fumble recovery and four broken passes…As a rookie named a midseason All-American by ESPN…Last year, he won Washington Coaches’ Defensive Player of the Game honor after destroying the State of Arkansas with nine tackles (two for a loss, one for a sack) and also recovered a fumble and a pass breakup… Played at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. as a senior in 2017 and named US Army All-American… Earned the nickname “Bookie” from his mother… HOMETOWN: Inglewood, Calif.; Date of birth: 04/08/99

THE SCOUT APPROACH: Nickel-safe type…Physical…Scrappy…Good instincts…Will come and hit you…You look at the tape and his style is almost like Mike Hilton in the way he flies and is physical…Mike came in undrafted too…

TE JUSTIN RIGG, Kentucky 6-6 259

School record 63 career games with 35 starts… Had a 16-game winning streak… Career line of 50 catches for 547 yards and five touchdowns… Caught four passes for a season-high 24 yards, including a one-yard touchdown, against No. 1 Georgia…In 2019, he helped the running game at No. 4 in the NCAA by rushing…Graduated in December 2020 with a degree in agricultural economics, then with another degree in communications the following year… HOMETOWN: Springboro, Ohio; Date of birth: 03/13/98

SCOUT’S ADVICE: Hard-loader…Nice size for the position…good blocker…productive…great worker…great leader…Ton of experience…

WR JACK SORENSON, Miami of Ohio 6-0 189

First-team All-MAC with 76 catches for 1,406 yards and 10 touchdowns, third-best in school history… …14 catches for the school record of 283 yards and two touchdowns at Ohio…achieved 100 yards in six straight games… Sixth all-time with 191 catches, fourth all-time with 3,070 receiving yards and fifth all-time with 20 touchdowns… On his pro day, he teamed up with his little friend to raise money for the Women Helping Women group to help victims of assault … relative of Craig Counsell, director of the brewers … HOMETOWN: Kildeer, Illinois; Date of birth: 07/26/97

THE SCOUT APPROACH: High character…Works his tail…Extremely, extremely productive…Few guys have 1,400 yards anywhere…Hard…He will make the most of his opportunity….

DT/DE TARIQIOUS TISDALE, Mississippi 6-5 285

Explosive player who has battled injury since a breakout season in 2019, had 3.5 tackles for loss and two sacks… Played 11 games over the past two seasons… four times named to the Manager’s Honor Roll athletic and two-time SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll selection…Went to Northwest Mississippi CC after being named Tennessee Region 7 Class 4A Defensive Lineman of the Year…

THE SCOUT APPROACH: Probably among the best measurable of anyone in the entire draft…ran a 4.6 40…Extremely gifted athlete with a rare combination of size, speed and athleticism…Has a very good foundation to grow from…Played high down at the end and inside… A really good fit for what we do… A good result after the draft in terms of advantages with the tools to develop… His numbers on paper are incredible, but he hasn’t not many departures…

LB CARSON WELLS, Colorado 6-3 241

A rusher and dropper hybrid… In 40 games, he had 34 starts, including his last 27… 187 career tackles are eighth on the all-time school list… So are his 38 tackles for a loss… 15½ of them were quarterback sacks… A captain… A graduate from Colorado with degrees in accounting and finance from the Leeds School of Business… pursuing a master’s degree in organizational leadership… Valedictorian of his high school class, carrying a GPA weighted 4.6 and a member of the National Honor Society. HOMETOWN: Bushnell, Florida; Date of birth: 02/20/99

THE SCOUT APPROACH: Edge-SAM Backer type player… He would be a traditional SAM backer the same way we used those guys when Marvin Lewis was here… Can play a little edge and hopefully he can play a little stack… Clever… High test scores and good measurables… Rolled out of the mold of last year’s CFA from Marshall, Darius Hodge…

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