Buccaneers last 10 first-round draft picks, ranked from best to bust

Jason Licht has a knack for hitting home runs in the NFL Draft, but not every pick has been a hit.

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7. OLB Joe Tryon-Shoyinka (2021)

Although he's just three years into his NFL career, Tryon-Shoyinka has shown signs of a true draft-day steal as the final pick in the 2021 draft. Dating back to his rookie season in 2021, Tyron-Shoyinka has complied 114 tackles, 18 tackles for loss, 13.0 sacks, and six passes defended in 51 games (34 starts).

This past season, Tyron-Shoyinka showed considerable improvement, with season totals of 45 tackles, seven tackles for loss, seven quarterback hits, one pass breakup, one forced fumble, and one fumble recovery in 17 games (12 starts).

Alongside Vea, Calijah Kancey, and Yaya Diaby, Tyron-Shoyinka helped anchor a stout Buccaneers front seven that finished the season allowing just 19.1 points and 344.2 yards per contest, with the former ranking seventh in the NFL. At 24 years old, Tyron-Shoyinka's best football is still ahead of him and may pan out as one of the best first round picks by Tampa Bay within the last decade.