ESPN's Todd McShay has a new two round mock draft out. He has a surprising pick for the Jets.
20. New York Jets
Paxton Lynch, QB, Memphis
Admittedly, I don't love this pick. It's too early for Lynch, who has a raw skill set and comes from an offense that featured few complex reads. He will need time to adjust to the pro game and is best for a team with a reliable QB already in place. With needs at outside linebacker and offensive tackle, the Jets would have to reach for guys like Noah Spence or Germain Ifedi here if the board fell this way.
51. New York Jets: Jerald Hawkins, OT, LSU
Hawkins projects as a right tackle prospect with near-elite length (34¼-inch arms) and adequate athleticism in pass protection. His technique is still a work in progress.
You have to love it when the analyst says right off the bat he doesn't love the pick. I don't love it either.
The Jets clearly need to find a young quarterback, but Lynch feels like a reach to me at 20 for the reasons McShay mentioned. He comes from a simplistic offense. The NFL would be a vastly different experience. While some quarterbacks do catch on, I am not confident enough in Lynch to feel comfortable using a first round pick on him.
What do you think?