NY Jets Round 2 Target: Christian Watson (North Dakota State)
One of the fastest rising prospects in this year's draft has been North Dakota State's Christian Watson. At 6-foot-4, 208 pounds, what Watson lacks in experience he more than makes up for with raw athletic talent.
Watson is everything NFL teams look for from a size and speed perspective. The Florida native ran a ridiculous 4.36 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine which is almost unheard of for a man his size.
While he does possess the raw tools to be a star at the next level, he's going to have to become a bit more polished as a route-runner and overall receiver if he's to find similar success in the NFL.
Watson is far from a finished product, but if the Jets are looking for upside at the top of the second round, they probably aren't going to do much better than him.
NY Jets Round 3 Target: Jalen Tolbert (South Alabama)
Jalen Tolbert might just be one of the most underrated wide receiver prospects in this year's class. A former two-star recruit, Tolbert transformed into one of the most productive receivers in all of college football over the last two seasons.
Following a standout junior season, Tolbert put up monster numbers in 2021 setting new school records in catches (82) and touchdowns (8) while finishing with the fourth-most receiving yards in the entire FBS (1,474).
Tolbert is a high-character prospect with above-average athletic traits and a very appealing size/speed blend. At 6-foot-1, 194 pounds, Tolbert ran a 4.49 40-yard dash and he looks even faster on tape.
This is one of those instances where the production doesn't lie. Tolbert should be a day-one contributor with the chance to develop into a plus-starter in the very near future.