Louisville OT Mekhi Becton selected by the New York Jets

The news was broken by NBA insider Shams Charania, but the New York Jets went offensive tackle in the first round of the NFL Draft — selecting Louisville tackle Mekhi Becton 11th overall.

One of the largest human beings in the 2020 NFL Draft, Becton looks like a cornerstone for at the tackle position for the Jets.

Becton also becomes the first Louisville player selected since 2018 draft, when Jaire Alexander and Lamar Jackson went in the first round.



  • Height: 6-7
  • Weight: 364
  • 40-yard dash: 5.11 seconds
  • Bench press: 23 reps


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