November 12, 2011; Columbia, SC, USA; Florida Gators running back Jeff Demps (28) rushes for a gain as South Carolina Gamecocks linebacker Antonio Allen (26) closes in in the first half at Williams-Brice Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Blake-US PRESSWIRE
The draft has closed, and the Jets had two picks in the final round.
The first was Antonio Allen, a safety from South Carolina University. Good value here as he was expected to go earlier.
The second was Jordan White, WR from Western Michigan.
Dec 27, 2011; Detroit, MI, USA; Western Michigan Broncos wide receiver Jordan White (83) during the second half against the Purdue Boilermakers at the 2011 Little Caesars Bowl at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-US PRESSWIRE
Another pick to add depth to the wide receiver corps. Here is Bucky Brooks’ take on both of these guys:
The Jets are intent on improving the safety situation, so Allen is added to the mix as a backup candidate. If he can put it together in training camp, Allen could factor into the team’s plan in 2012.
White has a legitimate shot to make the team as a fifth receiver. He displays a game that is ready-made for the pros and could develop into a key contributor, despite his late-round status.