New York Jets full 2018 NFL mock draft

SOUTH BEND, IN - OCTOBER 21: Sam Darnold
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Of course, Todd Bowles will want to keep his secondary on point entering year four with the Jets. Last year saw the Jets take safeties Jamal Adams and Marcus Maye early in the 2017 NFL Draft. Could the Jets be in play for Colorado Buffaloes standout cornerback Isaiah Oliver? He might be the pick at No. 37.

Oliver is 6-foot-1, 190 pounds. He played three years in Boulder, where he recorded 82 total tackles (61 solo, 21 assists), 25 pass breakups, three interceptions for 41 yards and a forced fumble. Colorado players have begun to make impacts at the NFL level under head coach Mike MacIntyre. Could Oliver be the next great Buff going pro? We’ll see.

One player that could be an intriguing weapon to go after in the second round would be Texas A&M Aggies wide receiver Christian Kirk. The guy just made plays in his three years in College Station playing for head coach Kevin Sumlin. He could be an immediate impact player for the Jets, either as a slot receiver or in the return game.

Kirk is only 5-foot-10, 201 pounds, but was an insanely productive player in college. He had 229 career receptions for 2,796 yards and 26 touchdowns. While his yardage went down each season in College Station, his touchdowns went up. Keep in mind that the quarterback position wasn’t always stable in his three years at Texas A&M. The Jets haven’t been the gold standard for quarterbacking in recent years either.