Joe Schoen and Giants finally add to RBs room with Tyrone Tracy Jr. in Round 5

How do Giants fans feel about this pick?
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After bringing in tight end Theo Johnson to open Day 3 of the NFL Draft for the NY Giants, Joe Schoen was back on the clock with the No. 166 overall pick. Fans were hoping Schoen would go after a running back to help out Devin Singletary and that's exactly what has happened.

In Round 5, the Giants have selected former Purdue running back Tyrone Tracy Jr. This past season for Purdue, Tracy, a 5-11, 200-pounder, carried the ball 113 times for 716 yards and eight touchdowns. We'll admit, we thought Schoen might focus on the interior offensive line with this selection, but now it will be on Tracy to try and emerge as the RB2 for this offense.

The Giants have selected RB Tyone Tracy Jr. in the fifth round of the NFL Draft

Tracy started off his college career at receiver at Iowa, but he made the move to running back at Purdue. He's known for his blazing speed, which the Giants will look to take advantage of on special teams as well. He spent six seasons in college, so experience surely isn't a problem for him.

The big issue some fans seem to have with this pick is that Tracy in the fifth round feels like a bit of a reach, as he's already 24 years old. With his electric abilities, we can see why Schoen thinks adding him to the offense makes sense, but again, going after an interior lineman would have been nice too.

Obviously, there's a reason Schoen is in the big boy chair - fans have to trust his vision and what he thinks is best for the squad. Tracy could go on to be a solid contributor for the Giants O and special teams in 2024. For now, though, plenty of Big Blue supporters will be spending a lot of time questioning this move from the third-year GM.