3 surprise prospects connected to the NY Jets in recent mock drafts

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We're still a few months out from the 2022 NFL Draft, but with two picks projected to fall inside the top-10 right now, the NY Jets are certainly doing their due diligence on the top prospects in this year's class.

Over the coming weeks and months, there are a host of obvious players the Jets will be and have already been connected to.

We're talking about the no-brainer, best-of-the-best prospects in this year's draft that not only fit the bill from a talent perspective but fill a need on the roster.

Players like Kayvon Thibodeaux, Evan Neal, and Derek Stingley Jr. have already been mocked to the Jets at length and we haven't even reached December yet.

Expect that to continue as we inch closer to the draft as well. But those aren't the players we're going to talk about today.

Instead, we're going to take a look at three players who most probably haven't imagined in a Jets jersey next season. These three prospects were connected to the Jets in recent mock drafts, although they're certainly not as consensus as other picks might be.

Let's take a look at three surprising 2022 NFL Draft prospects the Jets have been connected to in recent mock drafts.