5 way-too-early targets for the NY Jets in the 2025 NFL Draft

The Jets should keep an eye on these 2025 draft prospects
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The 2024 NFL Draft has concluded and with some time for the picks to settle NY Jets fans are looking forward to the upcoming season. However, it's never too early to start looking at prospects for the 2025 NFL Draft.

Teams, including the Jets, have already begun even if you haven't. So let's walk through five players at positions of need that the Jets could already be eyeing.

1. Emeka Egbuka, WR, Ohio State

Emeka Egbuka is most likely a name you are familiar with. He was a draft-eligible player in 2024 and was commonly mocked to the Jets in the early part of the season.

Egbuka, 21, has been a slot standout for the Buckeyes for two seasons now. Breaking out in his 2022 sophomore season with 74 receptions bringing in 1,151 yards and 10 touchdowns behind fellow sophomore Marvin Harrison Jr.

Egbuka followed that up with a disappointing, but solid season hauling in 41 receptions for 514 yards and four touchdowns while missing three games.

Despite his stat decrease, brought on by a decline in QB play and an ankle injury, he was still projected to go Round 1 or early Round 2 in the 2024 draft but opted to stay in school to lock in that Round 1 stock.

Egbuka just makes a ton of sense for the Jets. He brings slot/wide versatility which this regime has shown a fondness of, and would already know the team's star wide receiver Garrett Wilson as they overlapped in 2021.

A starting three of Garrett Wilson, Emeka Egbuka, and Malachi Corley would give offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett many different starting combinations to throw defenses off their game. I'm sure Aaron Rodgers wouldn't complain about this pick either.