BYU RB Tyler Allgeier drafted by Falcons

Posted at 12:41 PM, Apr 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-30 16:54:42-04

LAS VEGAS — Tyler Allgeier arrived at BYU as a walk-on running back, but he's leaving as an NFL Draft pick.

Allgeier was selected by the Atlanta Falcons during the fifth round of the draft Saturday, and the 151st overall pick.

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Last season, Allgeier set a BYU single-season record with 1,601 rushing yards during his junior year.