The New York Jets selected Louisville offensive tackle Mekhi Becton with the No. 11 overall pick in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft. Here are three things to know about Becton.
1. New York, New York
At the Combine, Becton made reporters laugh when he was asked about the possibility of playing for the Giants.
“I just like how grimy you guys are,” he said of New Yorkers. “I love the New York griminess.” Asked to elaborate on what he meant, he said, “Just the state, you know what I mean. New York is just tough. I love New York.”