To date, the Kansas City Chiefs have been utilizing their pre-draft prospect visits, which are allowed up to 30, on positions of known need—ranging from defensive backs to defensive linemen to wide receivers. One visit on Tuesday, however, brings a new position to the mix as the Chiefs hung out with South Dakota State quarterback Chris Oladokun.
According to Aaron Wilson of the Pro Football Network, Oladukun has been termed a “draft riser” and has drawn interest from numerous other teams, including the Arizona Cardinals, Philadelphia Eagles, Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals, Chicago Bears, and more.
Oladokun, who stands 6’2″, 195 lbs., is a former starter at both Samford University and the University of South Florida before starting full-time for SDSU as a graduate transfer. He finished this season with 3,164 passing yards and 25 touchdowns with only 7 interceptions last season.
The Kansas City Chiefs had an interesting name on the prospect visit list on Tuesday in South Dakota State quarterback Chris Oladokun.
The Chiefs are obviously set at quarterback, but backup Chad Henne is back on a one-year contract only with Shane Buechele playing this year’s role as a developmental quarterback. Buechele, a former undrafted free agent, has earned some real trust from the front office and coaching staff as a player who was protected on the active roster last in ’21. He’s also been working out with Mahomes more and more, but like any spot on the roster, competition is going to win out.
The Chiefs have four seventh-round selections so perhaps that would be a good time to snare him from being able to sign with a team as an undrafted free agent.