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Giants draft Tyler Nubin at No. 47 overall

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The New York Giants selected Minnesota safety Tyler Nubin in the second round of the 2024 NFL Draft, No. 47 overall.

New York acquired the No. 47 pick from the Seattle Seahawks in the Leonard Williams trade in October.

Nubin is the first safety off the board and is the definition of a playmaker, totaling 13 interceptions over his four-year career. The 22-year-old started 43 games for Minnesota and earned first-team All-Big-Ten honors last season.

Pre-draft profile

Nubin is a high-floor prospect who already looks ready for the NFL. He’s a versatile safety who can contribute in the box and cover. What will help his easy translation to the next level are his ball skills and instincts. Where he looks most comfortable is jumping short to intermediate throws. His physicality also shines through at the catch point and in the box, where he is a solid tackler. There isn’t a lot to dislike here. The Minnesota safety should produce a lengthy NFL career as a playmaker who does most of his damage in the box and intermediate area of the secondary.

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