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A look at the Jets 2012 draft picks

STEPHEN HILL WR, Georgia Tech 6-4, 215 2nd

STEPHEN HILL
WR, Georgia Tech
6-4, 215
2nd round, No. 43 overall

-- Based on his height, weight and speed, the Jets’ brass drew comparisons with wide receiver Calvin Johnson.
-- Hill, in the Yellow Jackets’ triple-option attack, averaged 29.3 yards on 28 catches.
-- Blew scouts away with his 4.3-second 40-yard dash.
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Kimberley Martin takes a look at the eight players taken by the Jets in the 2012 NFL Draft.

QUINTON COPLES DE, North Carolina 6-6, 284 1st
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QUINTON COPLES
DE, North Carolina
6-6, 284
1st round, No. 16 overall

-- Versatility will serve him well; he has played several positions on the defensive line.
-- Combination of speed, size and athleticism.
-- Can defend the run and rush the passer, although his work ethic has been questioned.
-- Had more sacks as a junior (10) than as a senior (7.5).

STEPHEN HILL WR, Georgia Tech 6-4, 215 2nd
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STEPHEN HILL
WR, Georgia Tech
6-4, 215
2nd round, No. 43 overall

-- Based on his height, weight and speed, the Jets’ brass drew comparisons with wide receiver Calvin Johnson.
-- Hill, in the Yellow Jackets’ triple-option attack, averaged 29.3 yards on 28 catches.
-- Blew scouts away with his 4.3-second 40-yard dash.

DEMARIO DAVIS LB, Arkansas St. 6-2, 235 3rd
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DEMARIO DAVIS
LB, Arkansas St.
6-2, 235
3rd round, No. 73 overall

-- Can run, hit and cover tight ends, making him a fit for inside linebacker.
-- Rated high by special-teams coordinator Mike Westhoff.

JOSH BUSH Safety, Wake Forest 5-11, 208 6th
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JOSH BUSH
Safety, Wake Forest
5-11, 208
6th round, No. 187 overall

-- A third-team All-American in college last year, Bush finished his senior season with 59 tackles and six interceptions.
-- Has experience at both cornerback and safety.

TERRANCE GANAWAY RB, Baylor 6-foot, 239 6th round,
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TERRANCE GANAWAY
RB, Baylor
6-foot, 239
6th round, No. 202 overall

-- The power runner broke school records his senior year, churning out 1,547 yards and 21 touchdowns last season.
-- He also posted three games of 300-plus yards last year, including 417 yards and six touchdowns on 46 carries in a game against Clarksville.

ROBERT T. GRIFFIN G, Baylor 6-6, 335 6th
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ROBERT T. GRIFFIN
G, Baylor
6-6, 335
6th round, No. 203 overall

-- Has experience at both guard and tackle.
-- Earned All-Big 12 honors as a senior, made 12 starts last season at right guard and totaled 72 knockdowns.

ANTONIO ALLEN Safety, South Carolina 6-1, 210 7th
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ANTONIO ALLEN
Safety, South Carolina
6-1, 210
7th round, No. 242 overall

-- His athleticism and defense against the run potentially could be an asset to the Jets’ thin secondary.
-- Played a non-traditional safety role at SC.

JORDAN WHITE WR, Western Michigan 7th round, No.
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JORDAN WHITE
WR, Western Michigan
7th round, No. 244 overall

-- A big and powerful receiver that is considered by many to be NFL-ready.
-- Suffered ACL injuries in 2006 and 2008 while blocking in practice.
-- Had 140 receptions for 1,911 yards his senior year.

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