Seattle Seahawks draft OT Charles Cross from Mississippi State with No. 9 pick

The Seattle Seahawks acquired some help at offensive tackle with the ninth overall selection in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft on Thursday.

Charles Cross, a 6’5”, 305-lb tackle from Mississippi State, is the newest Seahawk.

Cross was introduced in Seattle on Friday.

The Seahawks acquired the ninth overall pick as part of the return from the Denver Broncos in the Russell Wilson trade in March.

Seattle has an important second day of the draft on Friday, possessing second round picks at No. 40 overall, No. 41 overall, and a third-round selection at No. 72 overall.