Monday’s National Champion between the Clemson Tigers and the Alabama Crimson Tide was must-watch football for many reasons.
Quarterbacks Trever Lawrence and Tua Tagovailoa both possess the tools to be a star in the NFL, maybe even for the Giants one day. However, they won’t be draft eligible until next year. In this article we will discuss potential prospects from the Championship Game that the Giants could pick in this year’s first round.
First off, we have Alabama’s Quinnen Williams.
Williams is the definition of a Hog Mollie, and we all know Dave Gettleman loves his Hog Mollies. Williams is a 6’4”, 295lbs DT who could step in immediately and be a force on the Giants defensive line. The Giants lack a pass rushing interior linemen, and Williams fits the bill. The Giants also parted ways with Jason Pierre-Paul before the season and Damon “Snacks” Harrison during it, so getting more help on the defensive line would make sense. The only problem with Williams is that he may be gone by the time the Giants pick at six.
The next prospect is Clemson Defensive End, Clelin Ferrell.
Ferrell is also highly regarded, so much like Williams, he could be gone by the time the Giants are on the clock. In the case he does fall, the Giants would be getting a monster player at a huge position of need. The Giants pass rush is most likely their biggest weakness. The loss of JPP and the injury of Olivier Vernon showed that the Giants need to be able to get to the Quarterback in order to win games in this league. Ferrell could be in line to be the next great Giants pass rusher if he falls to the them.
Lastly, we will discuss the possibility of the Giants, once again, adding a key piece to their line in the draft. However, this time we will look at the Offensive line. It is no secret that the Giants O-line struggled last year. They improved after the bye week, but they are still a piece or two away. The addition of Alabama’s Offensive Tackle, Jonah Williams, would be monumental. Williams could step in at Right Tackle and provide a huge spark for this offense.
Shoring up the right side of the line could help Eli get the ball to his playmakers and create running lanes for Saquon to further dominate on the ground. Jonah Williams would be a huge get.
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