Former Gopher Boye Mafe drafted by Seahawks in the 2nd round

Former Gopher edge rusher Boye Mafe was selected by the Seattle Seahawks with the 40th overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft.

In 2021, Mafe had 34 tackles, 7 tackles for a loss, and 7.5 sacks in 12 games for Minnesota.

Mafe, a Golden Valley native, was a football and track star at Hopkins High School.