Initial Reaction – New York Jets Select OL Cameron Clark

Joe Caporoso with initial reaction to the New York Jets selecting OL Cameron Clark in the 4th round of the NFL Draft

The New York Jets continued to build their offensive line in the 2020 NFL Draft by selecting offensive tackle Cameron Clark from Charlotte with the 129th overall pick. Clark is likely to slide inside to guard, where we could potentially compete for playing time as a rookie at one of the Jets overall weaker positions. 

Clark generated buzz with his performance against Clemson last season. He started 25 games over the past two seasons at tackle and is further along in the running game than the passing game. The Jets will be betting on him as a developmental player with the necessary physical traits to potentially start at this level. Joe Douglas went three for three with offensive picks in the fourth round. Clark will join first round pick Mekhi Becton as additions to support Sam Darnold’s protection. The value of this pick was roughly where he was projected. Clark is 6’4, 308 pounds and was a team captain for Charlotte…

Author: Joe Caporoso

Joe Caporoso is the Owner and EIC of Turn On The Jets. His writing has been featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, MMQB and AdWeek. Caporoso played football his entire life, including four years at Muhlenberg as a wide receiver, where he was arguably the slowest receiver to ever start in school history. He is the EVP of Content at Whistle Sports