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Mike Maccagnan Jets Draft History

Every year, the NFL Draft is something that fans of all NFL teams look forward to. Unfortunately, some teams/general managers are better at drafting than others. Today, we’ll be taking a look at
Mike Maccagnan’s history drafting for the New York Jets.

We’ll be giving you the year of the draft, the round, pick, name, position, college, and whether or not that player is still currently in the NFL.2


Pick 1.6 – Leonard Williams, DL, USC (Yes)

Pick 2.37 – Devin Smith, WR, Ohio State (Yes)

Pick 3.82 – Lorenzo Mauldin, EDGE, Louisville (No)

Pick 4.103 – Bryce Petty, QB, Baylor (No)

Pick 5.152 – Jarvis Harrison, OL, Texas A&M (No)

Pick 7.223 – Deon Simon, DL, Northwestern State (Yes)


Pick 1.20 – Darron Lee, LB, Ohio State (Yes)

Pick 2.51 – Christian Hackenberg, QB, Penn State (No)

Pick 3.83 – Jordan Jenkins, EDGE, Georgia (Yes)

Pick 4.118 – Juston Burris, CB, NC State (Yes)

Pick 5.158 – Brandon Shell, OL, South Carolina (Yes)

Pick 7.235 – Lachlan Edwards, P, Sam Houston State (Yes)

Pick 7.241 – Charone Peake, WR, Clemson (Yes)


Pick 1.6 – Jamal Adams, S, LSU (Yes)

Pick 2.39 – Marcus Maye, S, Florida (Yes)

Pick 3.79 – ArDarius Stewart, WR, Alabama (Yes)

Pick 4.141 – Chad Hansen, WR, California (Yes)

Pick 5.150 – Jordan Leggett, TE, Clemson (Yes)

Pick 5.181 – Dylan Donahue, EDGE, West Georgia (No)

Pick 6.188 – Elijah McGuire, RB, Louisiana-Lafayette (Yes)

Pick 6.197 – Jeremy Clark, CB, Michigan (Yes)

Pick 6.204 – Derrick Jones, CB, Ole Miss (Yes)


Pick 1.3 – Sam Darnold, QB, USC (Yes)

Pick 3.72 – Nathan Shepherd, DL, Fort Hays State (Yes)

Pick 4.107 – Chris Herndon, TE, Miami (Yes)

Pick 6.179 – Parry Nickerson, CB, Tulane (Yes)

Pick 6.180 – Folorunso Fatukasi, DL, Connecticut (Yes)

Pick 6.204 – Trenton Cannon, RB, Virginia State (Yes)


Best Jets Pick: Jamal Adams in 2017

Worst Jets Pick: Christian Hackenberg in 2016

Most Drafted Position Group: WR, DL, CB (4 picks)

Least Drafted Position Group (Excluding FB and K/P): LB (1 pick)

Total First Round Picks: 4

Total Second Round Picks: 3

Total Third Round Picks: 4

Total Fourth Round Picks: 4

Total Fifth Round Picks: 4

Total Sixth Round Picks: 6

Total Seventh Round Picks: 3

Still in the NFL %: 82% (23/28)