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The New York Giants and Washington Redskins bolstered their defense when they picked two corner players on Wednesday in the 2018 supplemental draft.
The Redskins picked Virginia Tech star Adonis Alexander in the sixth round while the Giants went on to pick Western Michigan’s Sam Beal in the third round. The other players in this year’s supplemental draft are Mississippi State’s Brandon Bryant, Oregon’s Bright Oguigbo, and returnee Martivus Carter of Grand Valley State.
Despite not extending, Bryant, Carter and Ugwoegbu are eligible to be signed by an NFL team. Sources say that Bryant is expected Signboard Deal with the New York Jets.
The NFL Supplementary Draft is a second chance for players who missed the deadline or did not meet the criteria for entering the NFL Draft. Each NFL team is given a chance to bid their highest and the player heads to the highest bidder.
Giants are excited about Bell
Team manager Dave Gettleman said that giants He had a very lengthy discussion before deciding to choose Bill in the draft. The 21-year-old Bell, who entered the enlistment this spring, impressed the scouts on his pro day as he ran 40 yards in the 4.5 range to match a stunning vertical jump of 37.
“We are very, very excited to include Sam in the draft.” Gettleman He said.
Bale was a proven defensive specialist with the All-MAC second-team member hitting two interceptions to go along with one forced fumble, 10 breakout passes and 26 tackles. Before taking on Jones, the Giants also selected Dave Brown, Tito and Wooten in the 1992 and 1994 supplemental drafts, respectively.
Alexander became the second Virginia Tech player to be selected
On the other hand, the 6-foot-2 Alexander just became the second Virginia Tech player to be selected in the supplemental draft after Mike Johnson. Johnson, who plays as a quarterback, was chosen by Cleveland Brown In 1984, after playing for the Philadelphia Stars and Baltimore Stars in the USFL.
During Alexander’s Campus Pro Day last June, he posted stunning results of 4.61 seconds at 40 yards, 4.39 seconds on the shuttle, and 7.18 seconds in the three-cone drills. Alexander played 34 games in his three-year stint with Virginia Tech in which he scored 126 tackles, 17 breakups, and seven interceptions.
Alexander joined Tremaine Edmonds, Tim Settle, Wyatt Teller, Greg Strowman and Terrell Edmonds as the only players who joined the league thanks to the draft. Additionally, the 195-pound star became the seventh player to be selected in the supplemental draft in the past decade.
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