5 OL the Giants and Joe Schoen should focus on for the 2024 NFL Draft

Will Joe Schoen look to draft a lineman in the early rounds yet again?

Jan 1, 2022; Glendale, Arizona, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish offensive lineman Joe Alt (76)
Jan 1, 2022; Glendale, Arizona, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish offensive lineman Joe Alt (76) / Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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2. Duke's Graham Barton

Should he last that long, Graham Barton may be a perfect fit for the New York Giants in Round 2 of the 2024 NFL Draft. The 6-5, 314-pound Blue Devil has the versatility to play both the inside and the outside.

As a freshman in 2020, Barton played in six games, all at center. He then transitioned to left tackle and played his final three college seasons there. Joe Schoen loves versatility, and Barton would give him just that. If Neal struggles, Barton can play right tackle, and if Neal comes into his own, Barton can play right or left guard.

1. BYU's Kingsley Suamataia

Kingsley Suamataia will not be drafted in the first round in April, unlike this article's first four offensive tackles. The 6-6, 315-pounder could be a value pick in either the second round, or even the thing round.

After spending his freshman campaign in 2021 at Oregon, Suamataia transferred to BYU in 2022 and played the final two seasons of his college career in Provo, Utah.

In 2022, he played right tackle before switching to left tackle in 2023 to protect the blindside of BYU's revolving door of quarterbacks. He allowed just two sacks at BYU in 1,331 offensive snaps. He would tremendously upgrade Big Blue's tackle depth, which is a massive priority for Schoen and the New York Giants this spring.

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