PRINCETON – Andrei Iosivas was selected in the sixth round of the 2023 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals.
Iosivas (206th overall) is the first Princeton player to be selected in the NFL Draft since Seth DeValve was picked by the Cleveland Browns in the fourth round of the 2016 draft (138th overall) and 16th Tiger overall.
“I could not be more thrilled for Andrei and his family,” said Charles W. Caldwell Jr. ’25 Head Coach of Football Bob Surace. “This is a testament to all the hard work he put in and I can’t wait to see him playing on Sundays!
Iosivas will go down as not only one of the all-time great Princeton wide receivers, but one of the all-time great Princeton athletes.
The senior captain, who collected four All-American honors following his 2022 season, led the Ivy League in receptions (66), receiving yards (943) and touchdown catches (seven) while being ranked ninth in the FCS in receiving yards and 14th in receptions per game (6.6) and 16th in receiving yards. Iosivas ended his Princeton career ranked sixth all-time in receiving yards (1,909), 12th in receptions (125), and third in touchdown catches (16).
Iosivas was also 2022 NCAA All-American in the heptathlon at the indoor championships highlighted by the fastest 60m time (6.71). He was also a three-time Ivy champion in the heptathlon.