DETROIT, MICHIGAN - DECEMBER 11: Aidan Hutchinson #97 of the Detroit Lions is introduced prior to a game against the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on December 11, 2022 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Former Wolverine and current Detroit Lion Aidan Hutchinson had a stellar rookie season with the Lions. Now, he’s officially a NFL Rookie of the Year finalist.

The six finalists includes Hutchinson, New Orleans Saints receiver Chris Olave, New York Jets cornerback Sauce Gardner, Seattle Seahawks running back Kenneth Walker, New York Jets wide receiver Garrett Wilson and Seattle Seahawks cornerback Tariq Woolen.

Hutchinson appeared in 17 games with the Lions this season, finishing with 46 total tackles, 9.5 sacks and three interceptions.

Vote for Hutchinson or your pick HERE.

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