20 players the NY Jets could target on Day 3 of the 2023 NFL Draft

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7. Kelee Ringo, CB, Georgia

Perhaps the best overall player remaining entering Day 3, Georgia's Kelee Ringo was seen as a borderline Round 1 prospect. His fall to Day 3 is somewhat reminiscent of Tariq Woolen's slide a year ago.

Ringo checks all the physical boxes. He's 6-foot-2, 209 pounds, and he ran a 4.36 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine. The Jets don't need a cornerback, but there has been talk of Ringo moving to safety in the pros. Perhaps they give him a look there.

6. Henry To'oTo'o, LB, Alabama

Henry To'oTo'o has been the heart and soul of Alabama's defense since he transferred to the team in 2021. He's undersized at 6-foot-1, 227 pounds, but he's a natural leader on and off the field with a high-football IQ.

To'oTo'o isn't the prototypical athlete that the Jets usually covet in their linebackers, but he's an instinctive player, reliable tackler, and versatile defender. The Jets could find a role for him.

5. Jason Taylor II, S, Oklahoma State

There are a couple of natural free safeties the Jets could consider on Day 3, and Oklahoma State's Jason Taylor II might be high on their list. Taylor posted elite vertical and broad jump numbers at the NFL Combine, although he's undersized at just 5-foot-11, 203 pounds.

The 23-year-old led the Big 12 in interceptions as a senior and could step in as an early special-teams contributor with the potential to fill a void in the Jets' defense. The Jets brought Taylor in for a top-30 visit a few weeks ago.