New York Jets Gang Green Daily, 4/29/17: Jamal Adams to Wear No. 33, A Look at Day 3
Apr 27, 2017; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Jamal Adams (LSU) is selected as the number 6 overall pick to the New York Jets in the first round the 2017 NFL Draft at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

On this edition of New York Jets Gang Green Daily, first round selection Jamal Adams decides which number to wear and we look at Day 3.

The newest stud member of the New York Jets, safety Jamal Adams, wore No. 33 in college while attending LSU. He’s now announced he’ll carry that same number into the NFL, honoring his father, who wore the same number during his pro career, via 247 Sports.

Adams the elder played for the New York Giants. He was drafted No. 19 overall in the 1985 NFL draft as a running back.

On Day 2, Mike Maccagnan scooped up two more prospects while also trading back twice.

First, he selected another safety, Florida’s Marcus Maye in the second round. Then, with Ohio State center Pat Elflein available to him in the third round, instead of snagging the Nick Mangold replacement, he triggered a trade with the Minnesota Vikings and moved down to select Alabama WR ArDarius Stewart.

Mikey Mac is now loaded with six picks on Day 3, thanks to these two Day 2 transactions.

Jets Stories, News:

  • ESNY’s Alex Jordan moves along the report by NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport that the Jets are still fielding calls for Sheldon Richardson, but won’t give him away.
  • Ethan Greenberg of newyorkjets.com provides five things you didn’t know about Jamal Adams.
  • ESNY’s Rob Sabo breaks down exactly how Adams can literally do everything on the field.

 NEXT: Jamal Adams is that Do Everything Safety an Elite NFL Defense Needs 


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