Jets add explosive RB Michael Carter on final day of NFL Draft


The Jets continued so as to add to their offense with their first decide on Saturday, choosing North Carolina operating again Michael Carter within the fourth spherical with the 107th-overall decide within the 2021 NFL Draft.

Carter is barely 5-foot-8 and 202 kilos however he had a monster season in 2020. He rushed for 1,245 yards and 9 touchdowns and had 25 receptions for 267 yards and two extra touchdowns. He shared the workload at North Carolina with Javonte Williams, who was drafted within the second spherical by the Broncos.

Carter’s mother and father each served within the Air Pressure and he is called a high-character participant.

Michael Carter
Michael Carter
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Jets basic supervisor Joe Douglas has centered on offense on this draft, utilizing his first 4 picks on that aspect of the ball. It’s the first time since 1983 the Jets have used their first 4 picks on offense. The Jets took quarterback Zach Wilson with the No. 2-overall decide and now have given him a guard (Alijah Vera-Tucker within the first spherical), a large receiver (Elijah Moore within the second) and a operating again in Carter.

Douglas has been centered on serving to the Jets create explosive performs. That’s what Carter did at North Carolina. He had 23 performs of 20 yards or extra in 2020. He’s explosive and may also return kicks.

Carter joins a operating again room with La’Mical Perine, Tevin Coleman, Ty Johnson and Josh Adams.


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