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Jets reveal jersey numbers for 2019 rookie class

NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 25: Quinnen Williams of Alabama with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being announced as the third overall pick in the first round of the NFL Draft by the New York Jets on April 25, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 25: Quinnen Williams of Alabama with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being announced as the third overall pick in the first round of the NFL Draft by the New York Jets on April 25, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
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The newest members of the New York Jets have been assigned their jersey numbers for the 2019 season.

Jets fans rejoice; now you know which jersey numbers to add to your collection.

The six members of the Jets’ 2019 NFL draft class have been assigned their new numbers, the team revealed Monday:

All of our draft picks have their numbers. ?

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— New York Jets (@nyjets) May 13, 2019

Quinnen Williams’ No. 95 is a strange number in Jets history, as no player donned the digits prior to the 1984 season. Rick Lyle and Tom Baldwin were the only players in team history who wore the number for more than two seasons. This year’s No. 3 overall pick, Williams will certainly get the chance to leave his own mark as the best player in team history to wear No. 95.

Jachai Polite’s No. 56 was previously worn by many successful linebackers in Jets history, including Sam Cowart, Lance Mehl, Jeff Lageman and Demario Davis. Chuma Edoga chose No. 75, most famously worn by eight-time Pro Bowler Winston Hill, who was a member of the team’s inaugural Ring of Honor class.

Trevon Wesco will get the chance to make No. 47 shine for the Jets, as the number has been used sparingly since Jerry Holmes starred in it back in the 1980s. Similarly, Blake Cashman’s choice of No. 53 will give him the opportunity to be the best player in Jets history to ever wear the number, should he develop into a quality starter.

With No. 41, Bless Austin will be hoping to bring the number back to its glory days of running back Matt Snell.

The Jets also assigned jersey numbers for the 16 undrafted free agents they signed following this year’s draft: DL Justin Alexandre (59), LB Jeff Allison (49), S John Battle (32), CB Kyron Brown (40), WR Greg Dortch (2), G Tyler Jones (63), DL Fred Jones (61), OL Toa Lobendahn (60), OL Wyatt Miller (71), RB Jalin Moore (30), LB Jamey Mosley (55), DL Kyle Phillips (98), S Santos Ramirez (39), DL Trevon Sanders (64), WR Jeff Smith (9) and DL MyQuon Stout (62).

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