7 underrated prospects the NY Giants could steal in the 2023 NFL Draft

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5. C Olusegun Oluwatimi, Michigan

With both Jon Feliciano and Nick Gates leaving in free agency this offseason, the NY Giants are officially in the market for a new center. While there are certainly better options than Olusegun Oluwatimi, snagging him in the fourth round might be the best pick to make in terms of value.

Honestly, it's a little surprising to see that Oluwatimi is projected to fall that far because watching his film shows a high-upside center who has the potential to be an incredible run blocker in the NFL. If it all comes together for Oluwatimi, he very well could end up being the top center from this draft class.

In 410 pass-blocking snaps last season, Oluwatimi allowed just nine total pressures and zero sacks in addition to earning a PFF run-blocking grade of 83.0. While Oluwatimi's pass-blocking numbers are rather impressive, this is where he needs the most work.

For starters, his hands have the tendency to get a little too wide in pass protection alongside some stagnant footwork at times. While this can be fixed with more experience in the pros, it is still something worth noting.

If the Giants opt to select Oluwatimi in the draft, they will be getting a high-ceiling run blocker with so much room to grow as a pass protector. The value they could potentially get out of selecting Oluwatimi in the fourth round would be off the charts.