With the 49th pick in the draft, the New York Giants select…

Johnathan Hankins, DT, Ohio State Buckeyes (6-3, 320 pounds)

The New York Giants continue their long history of drafting the best player on their board. Hankins is a massive defensive tackle with the strength to anchor at the point of attack and the athleticism to defeat blocks when he plays with leverage and uses his hands aggressively. An excellent value pick, Hankins has as much physical talent as any defensive tackle in the draft and could end up being a star if the Giants can get him to play with passion and intensity on every snap.

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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