Kayvon Thibodeaux RUMORS & NEWS

Kayvon Thibodeaux

Position Defensive End
Height 6'5"
Weight 250 lbs
Birthplace South Central Los Angeles, California
Current Team Oregon
  • Latest On Giants’ Kayvon Thibodeaux

    Pro Football Rumors "Kayvon Thibodeaux has, to no surprise, been a central figure in discussion surrounding the Giants’ offseason. The No. 5 overall pick has been dealing with a previously unspecified injury, however, limiting his ability to acclimate to the NFL in the build-up to his rookie..." June 24

  • Giants defense about to show 'so much aggression' led by Kayvon Thibodeaux & Co.

    ESPN "The New York Giants defense will look different this season, which isn't a bad thing considering it ranked 21st last year. When teams wanted -- and needed -- to score on them, they usually did. The Giants were outscored 79-0 in the final two minutes of the first half in..." June 02

  • Giants’ draft class: NFL executive breaks down Kayvon Thibodeaux, Evan Neal, more

    The Athletic "We know that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is a fan of the Giants’ first-round picks in this year’s draft. Jones inadvertently revealed the Cowboys’ player rankings on the first night of the draft, which showed outside linebacker Kayvon..." May 24

  • Giants agree to terms with 2022 first-round picks Kayvon Thibodeaux and Evan Neal

    CBS Sports "Giants first-round picks Kayvon Thibodeaux and Evan Neal have agreed to terms and will sign with the team following Saturday's rookie minicamp practice, according to NFL Media.  Saturday marked the second day of the team's rookie..." May 14

  • New York Giants rookie Kayvon Thibodeaux donates $50,000 to great charity to secure No. 5 jersey

    Sportsnaut "New York Giants rookie first-round pick Kayvon Thibodeaux has been working hard behind the scenes to secure his important No. 5 jersey since they made him the fifth pick in the 2022 NFL Draft late last month. The problem? Current Giants kicker Graham Gano wore the No. 5..." May 10

  • Kayvon Thibodeaux being mentored by Michael Strahan

    Larry Brown Sports "New York Giants rookie Kayvon Thibodeaux is getting help adapting to the NFL from a great source. Thibodeaux discussed his budding relationship with Giants legend Michael Strahan. Thibodeaux said Saturday that he has known Strahan since last year, but their work together is growing..." May 04

  • New York Giants top draft pick Kayvon Thibodeaux says he's focused on football, ready to 'grind'

    ESPN " Kayvon Thibodeaux seems to understand the pre-draft process is over. One of the newest New York Giants' concentration is no longer about where he will be drafted or building his brand. It's about playing football. The fifth overall pick in this year's draft..." April 30

  • New York Giants select Kayvon Thibodeaux with the No. 5 overall pick

    NFL.com "The New York Giants selected Kayvon Thibodeaux with the No. 5 overall pick on Thursday during the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft. " April 28

  • Giants ‘interested’ in Kayvon Thibodeaux, could draft him with the No. 7 pick

    Sportsnaut "The 2022 NFL Draft is approaching fast and edge rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux remains the ultimate wild card with various NFL Draft rumors pushing him in different directions. One possibility that might be on the table is being selected by the New York..." April 25

  • NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Oregon DE Kayvon Thibodeaux

    Pro Football Rumors "Long considered the favorite to be chosen No. 1 overall in the 2022 NFL Draft, Oregon defensive end Kayvon Thibodeaux is feeling some momentum behind his name again, according to ESPN’s Matt Miller. The 21-year-old, who Miller said is the first or second defensive end on most..." April 23

  • NFL Draft 2022: Kayvon Thibodeaux has 'eye on other things'

    247 Sports "Kayvon Thibodeaux is one of the more polarizing players at the top of the 2022 NFL Draft class. ESPN’s Todd McShay says that is partially because Thibodeaux has a different perspective on his professional career than his peers. McShay joined ‘Green Light with Chris..." April 22

  • 3 reasons Kayvon Thibodeaux would be perfect fit for Texans in 2022 NFL Draft

    Clutch Points "The Houston Texans have a long journey ahead of them before becoming a playoff contender once again. However, the front office has a chance to lay down the foundation for the rebuild. This franchise could use some star power to bring some life back into the team. We dive into why..." April 21

  • NFL Teams Would Be Making a Mistake Letting Kayvon Thibodeaux Fall Out of Top 5

    Bleacher Report "During the predraft process, NFL decision-makers will talk themselves into liking a prospect or poke and prod enough to find major red flags. Though Kayvon Thibodeaux has the talent of a top-five pick, some clubs have questions about his intangibles. The Oregon product didn't..." April 20

  • Is Kayvon Thibodeaux the answer to the New York Jets' pass-rushing woes?

    ESPN "The New York Jets haven't used a first-round draft pick on an edge rusher since Vernon Gholston in 2008, and now they could be in position to draft the player who, only a few months ago, was the presumptive No. 1 overall pick. A player who became a college star the..." April 19

  • Dan Campbell reportedly not a fan of Kayvon Thibodeaux

    Larry Brown Sports "The Detroit Lions are big on organizational culture under coach Dan Campbell, and that may be bad news for one top NFL Draft prospect. The Lions are unlikely to be a fit for Oregon defensive end Kayvon Thibodeaux, according to Albert Breer of The MMQB.  " April 15

  • Why Pride of Detroit thinks Kayvon Thibodeaux is the best fit at No. 2 for the Detroit Lions

    Pride Of Detroit "Before I get into the reason I took Kayvon Thibodeaux in the 2022 SB Nation NFL mock draft, let me first say that the Detroit Lions will have an extremely difficult decision on their hands. I think sound arguments could be made for at least three other players in this..." April 14

  • Kayvon Thibodeaux Still In The Mix For Lions’ No. 2 Pick

    Pro Football Rumors "Oregon edge rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux, once considered a surefire top-5 pick in this month’s draft, is reportedly in danger of falling out of the top-10. That is largely due to concerns not about his physical abilities, but about his effort and coachability. As Justin Rogers..." April 10

  • Kayvon Thibodeaux will visit Lions, coach Dan Campbell says pass rusher is 'pretty special on tape'

    CBS Sports "It wasn't all that long ago that Oregon edge rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux was considered the top prospect in this year's draft class. The 6-foot-4, 254-pound Thibodeaux totaled 19 sacks and 35.5 tackles for loss in three seasons with the Ducks, and is still expected to be selected in the..." April 07

  • Travon Walker jumping up NFL draft boards as Kayvon Thibodeaux keeps sliding

    New York Post "As Kayvon Thibodeaux is sinking, Travon Walker is doing more than just floating. He is making waves. Six months ago, Thibodeaux was viewed as the consensus No. 1 overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. Then Michigan’s Aidan Hutchinson put together the better season and..." April 04

  • Jets, Ravens Meet With Kayvon Thibodeaux; DE’s Stock Still Dropping?

    Pro Football Rumors "Kayvon Thibodeaux has gone from potential No. 1 overall pick to a player who has generated considerable scrutiny during the pre-draft process. The Oregon edge rusher may now fall out of the top 10. The three-year Ducks defensive end is expected to be drafted outside the top five,..." April 02

  • Kayvon Thibodeaux says he is ‘the best player in this draft’

    Sportsnaut "Elite 2022 NFL Draft prospect Kayvon Thibodeaux is very confident about his abilities to succeed at the next level. So confident that he feels it’s “ridiculous” if experts don’t see him as the top choice in this month’s draft. Oregon EDGE rusher..." April 02

  • Kayvon Thibodeaux: 'I'm Jadeveon Clowney 2.0'; 'I'd Love' Being Drafted by Houston Texans

    SI "Oregon pass-rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux is ready for the challenge of helping an NFL team rebuild. As a top-five draft selection, a prospect knows he'll usually landing with a franchise that needs a makeover. One of those teams is the Houston Texans, who currently own..." March 04

  • Kayvon Thibodeaux told an interesting story about ‘great’ Giants interview at NFL Combine

    NJ "The Giants might trip over themselves running to the podium if Oregon defensive end Kayvon Thibodeaux is still on the board when they pick at No. 5 in the NFL Draft. But that doesn’t mean they’re taking it easy on him in their getting-to-know-you interviews at..." March 04

  • NFL teams reportedly concerned about Kayvon Thibodeaux’s effort level

    Sportsnaut "The NFL Scouting Combine is often viewed as an opportunity for players to put their athleticism on display. However, top prospect Kayvon Thibodeaux seems to have even bigger questions to answer away from the field at Lucas Oil Stadium. Thibodeaux is viewed as one of the most talented..." March 04

  • 2022 NFL combine: Quarterback hand size, Aidan Hutchinson vs. Kayvon Thibodeaux the biggest storylines

    CBS Sports "The NFL Combine is back, and I couldn't be more happy. Given that we have over 20 years of comprehensive combine data, player workouts from the event will easily be compared to prospects in the past. Hundreds of NFL scouting department employees and media members will dot the streets in..." February 25

  • Kayvon Thibodeaux expects to land with 1 team in NFL Draft?

    Larry Brown Sports "Radio host Colin Cowherd claimed to have some inside information on one top NFL Draft prospect’s potential destination. Cowherd recently spoke with Action Network CCO Chad Millman, and was asked about the most interesting NFL rumor he had heard around Super Bowl parties. Without..." February 19

  • Kayvon Thibodeaux, Aidan Hutchinson Headline 2022 NFL Draft Combine Invites

    Bleacher Report "The NFL has invited 324 players to the 2022 scouting combine, including potential top draft picks Kayvon Thibodeaux and Aidan Hutchinson.  The league released the full list of prospects invited to the event, which will be held at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis..." February 09

  • Kayvon Thibodeaux responds to criticism from Todd McShay

    247 Sports "Oregon defensive end Kayvon Thibodeaux is considered to be one of the top prospects for the 2022 NFL Draft, but Todd McShay had some criticism of the former five-star recruit when reporting from the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama, this week. McShay mentioned that it would not shock..." February 06

  • NFL Draft analyst: Concerns about possible No. 1 pick Kayvon Thibodeaux

    Larry Brown Sports "No consensus has formed yet on who might be among the top five picks in this year’s NFL Draft. But we know of some players who are in the mix, and one of them apparently comes with a few concerns. ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay talked from the Senior Bowl this week about..." February 06

  • The Best Franchise Building Blocks in the 2022 NFL Draft

    Bleacher Report "The foundation of an NFL team is built with elite talent at the four premium positions. Quarterback, offensive tackle, pass-rusher and cornerback have long been considered the most valuable investments across the league. How these four spots should be addressed has changed..." January 20


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