Is Kyle Hamilton the best prospect in the 2022 NFL draft class?

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If you weren’t aware of Notre Dame safety Kyle Hamilton before, his performance in Sunday night’s overtime win against Florida State should have remedied that.

Already widely regarded as one of the top prospects in the 2022 NFL draft, Hamilton put on a ball-hawking show against FSU, picking off two passes and showing off the skill set that might just make him the best overall player in the entire class.

Hamilton’s first pick came in the second quarter, as he took advantage of a wobbly throw by Florida State quarterback Jordan Travis, showing great awareness to maintain possession before landing out of bounds:

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The star of the show was Hamilton’s second interception, though. On this one, he started on the opposite hash mark, and came across the entire field to make a diving catch, dragging his feet to secure the takeaway on the sideline:

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Much of the conversation surrounding next year’s top overall prospect has been centered on Oregon edge defender Kayvon Thibodeaux, LSU cornerback Derek Stingley Jr., and even Alabama offensive tackle Evan Neal. But Hamilton’s performance Sunday night proved he belongs in that conversation as much as anyone else.