2017 NFL Draft: Top Jets prospects available on Day 2

After months of waiting, the Jets used their No. 6 overall pick on LSU safety, Jamal Adams.

While that’s all well and good, we still have six rounds to go in this year’s NFL Draft. Here are seven players you need to know going into the second round:

RB Dalvin Cook, Florida State

Cook has proven to be one of the best running backs in college football during his three seasons in Tallahassee. He’s no stranger to the big stage, always coming up with big games against ranked teams. This early Offensive Rookie of the Year contender is an intriguing option early in the second round.

OG Forest Lamp, Western Kentucky

After just two offensive linemen went in the first round, this talented Western Kentucky guard remains on the board. He has drawn comparisons to All-Pro guard Zach Martin. The offensive line has been a key weakness for the Jets, Lamp would be a good fit to protect whoever they put under center.

OT Cam Robinson, Alabama

Originally a projected top pick, Robinson’s stock has fallen due to character issues. Nonetheless, based on pure talent, like Forest Lamp, Robinson can fit right in and contribute on the Jets’ struggling O-line.

CB Teez Tabor, Florida

While he has been criticized for his speed, or rather lack thereof, Tabor has proven to be one of the top corners in the SEC in his three years in Gainesville. Despite the Jets drafting safety Jamal Adams in the first round, there’s no reason to think that the Jets wouldn’t at least consider using one of their mid-round picks on this Florida playmaker.

QB Deshone Kizer, Notre Dame

It’s not a Jets draft article without mentioning a quarterback right? Kizer is rough around the edges but his raw talent is something that can’t be denied. He will likely have to sit a year or two and learn an NFL offense after playing in the spread at Notre Dame.

EDGE Tim Williams, Alabama

The senior was crucial in Alabama’s consecutive championship game appearances. Williams was named second-team All-SEC for his 2016 campaign. The Jets could certainly use an edge rusher of his caliber.

OLB Zach Cunningham, Vanderbilt

CBSSports rates Cunningham as the best linebacker still on the board, and rightfully so. The Alabama native became the first Commodore to ever be unanimously named an All-American, leading the SEC in tackles with 125.

Other notable players still available:

RB Alvin Kamara – Tennessee

CB Kevin King – Washington

RB Joe Mixon – Oklahoma

CB Chidobe Awuzie – Colorado

CB Quincy Wilson – Florida

S Josh Jones – NC State

OLB Jordan Willis – Kansas State

OG Dion Dawkins – Temple

FS Budda Baker – Washington

OG Dorian Johnson – Pittsburgh

WR Curtis Samuel – Ohio State

Feature image courtesy of www.tallahassee.com

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