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NY Jets trade down TWICE in stacked 7-round 2022 NFL Mock Draft

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Round 4, 108th Overall, NY Jets: Tyler Allgeier, RB, BYU

We go back to the offense here on Day 3 adding a player who Zach Wilson should be very familiar with. Wilson got all the hype at BYU last offseason, but there was a running back by the name of Tyler Allgeier who also broke out rushing for over 1,000 yards.

That same running back carried over that momentum and rushed for an additional 1,600 yards and 23 touchdowns the following season establishing himself as one of the best runners in the country.

At 5-foot-11, 220 pounds, Allgeier is an aggressive and violent runner who excels between the tackles and rarely goes down on first contact. The Draft Network's Damian Parson described him as "a downhill freight train with a pair of quick wheels to change lanes."

Pairing Allgeier with Michael Carter would give the Jets an excellent one-two punch at running back and add yet another weapon to Wilson's disposal, this time in the form of a former teammate.

Round 4, 114th Overall, NY Jets: Jeremy Ruckert, TE, Ohio State

Why just draft one great tight end prospect when you can draft two? Yes, even after adding Trey McBride two rounds earlier, with Ohio State's Jeremy Ruckert still on the board, there was no chance I was going to pass.

Ruckert is a local Long Island product from Lindenhurst High School who has everything the Jets are looking for in a tight end prospect. And right now, I think I'd even prefer him to McBride.

Underused in a stacked Ohio State offense, Ruckert has an absurd catch radius and maybe the best hands in this class. His lack of collegiate production might lead to some scouts overlooking him, but he projects very favorably at the next level.

The Jets manage to add two wide receivers, two tight ends, a starting offensive lineman, and a running back in the same draft. Sign me up.

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