22 in ’22: The top 2022 tight end recruits in the class of 2022

Tyler Calvaruso
·3 min read

With National Signing Day and the 2021 recruiting cycle in the books, it’s time to get to know the next wave of elite high school football recruits.

The class of 2022 is loaded from top to bottom with stars at each position. In order to explore the depths of the class, USA Today High School sports is going position-by-position to spotlight the top-end prospects who are set to take their talents to the college ranks next year.

Let’s meet the top 2022 tight end recruits in the class of 2022.

Read more of our 22 in ’22 series: Quarterback | Running Back | Wide Receiver

Jake Johnson

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Photo: Rusty Mansell, 247Sports

High School: Oconee County (Ga.) Height: 6-foot-5 Weight: 210 pounds College: Undecided

Jaleel Skinner

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Photo: Hale McGranahan, 247Sports

High School: Greer (S.C.) Height: 6-foot-5 Weight: 210 pounds College: Undecided

Donovan Green

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Photo: Brian Perroni, 247Sports

High School: Dickinson (Texas) Height: 6-foot-4 Weight: 220 pounds College: Texas A&M

Ryan Otton

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Photo: Brandon Huffman, 247Sports

High School: Tumwater (Wash.) Height: 6-foot-6 Weight: 225 pounds College: Undecided

Jack Pedersen

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Photo: Greg Biggins, 247Sports

High School: IMG Academy (Fla.) Height: 6-foot-4 Weight: 235 pounds College: UCLA

Holden Staes

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Photo: Rusty Mansell, 247Sports

High School: Westminster School (Ga.) Height: 6-foot-4 Weight: 220 pounds College: Undecided

Keyan Burnett

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Photo: Greg Biggins, 247Sports

High School: Servite (Calif.) Height: 6-foot-5 Weight: 215 pounds College: Undecided

Jerry Cross

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Photo: Allen Trieu, 247Sports

High School: King (Wisc.) Height: 6-foot-6 Weight: 218 pounds College: Penn State

Sam Roush

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Photo: Jackson Moore, 247Sports

High School: Lipscomb Academy (Tenn.) Height: 6-foot-5 Weight: 225 pounds College: Stanford

Oscar Delp

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Photo: Andrew Ivins, 247Sports

High School: West Forsyth (Ga.) Height: 6-foot-5 Weight: 220 pounds College: Undecided

Carsen Ryan

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Photo: Andrew Ivins, 247Sports

High School: American Fork (Utah) Height: 6-foot-4 Weight: 235 pounds College: Undecided

Benji Gosnell

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Photo: Don Callahan, 247Sports

High School: East Surry (N.C.) Height: 6-foot-4 Weight: 225 pounds College: Ohio State

Elijah Brown

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Photo: 247Sports

High School: Wayne (Ohio) Height: 6-foot-5 Weight: 230 pounds College: Alabama

Andre Dollar

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Photo: Brandon Drumm, 247Sports

High School: Mustang (Okla.) Height: 6-foot-5.5 Weight: 230 pounds College: Oregon

Micah Riley

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Photo: Michael Bruntz, 247Sports

High School: Bellevue West (Neb.) Height: 6-foot-6 Weight: 235 pounds College: Undecided

Jack Nickel

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Photo: Jack Nickel, 247Sports

High School: Milton (Ga.) Height: 6-foot-4 Weight: 230 pounds College: Notre Dame

Corbin Page

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Photo: 247Sports

High School: Spring Valley (W. Va.) Height: 6-foot-5 Weight: 257 pounds College: West Virginia

Trent McGaughey

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Photo: Clint Buckley, 247Sports

High School: Shadow Creek (Texas) Height: 6-foot-3 Weight: 224 pounds College: Undecided

Chance Bogan

High School: Lincoln (Wash.) Height: 6-foot-4 Weight: 220 pounds College: Washington

Marlin Klein

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Photo: Josh Newkirk, 247Sports

High School: Rabun Gap-Nacoochee (Ga.) Height: 6-foot-6 Weight: 215 pounds College: Michigan

Bennett Christian

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Photo: Rusty Mansell, 247Sports

High School: Allatoona (Ga.) Height: 6-foot-6 Weight: 235 pounds College: Ohio State

RJ Maryland

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Photo: Courtesy of RJ Maryland

High School: Southlake Carroll (Texas) Height: 6-foot-4 Weight: 210 pounds College: Undecided

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