NY Giants 7-round Mock Draft: Big Blue trades up for top WR1 target

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NY Giants Round 4 Pick: Clemson pass-rusher K.J. Henry

Given that Kayvon Thibodeaux and Azeez Ojulari can stay healthy, the Giants have already solidified their edge duo of the future. But the chance to add a third player to the group could be too much to pass on. In a draft class that is full of talent on the defensive front, Clemson's K.J. Henry could be the type of player that fits the mold of this defense at No. 128 overall.

Over his five seasons at Clemson, Henry took the field in 48 total games. In total, he recorded 124 total tackles, 63 solo tackles, 28 tackles for loss, and 13 sacks.

This past season, Henry played the best football of his collegiate career. Over 14 games, he recorded 51 total tackles, 26 solo tackles, nine tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, and six defended passes. In addition, he recorded 14 quarterback hits and 34 total quarterback hurries.

Coming in at 6-4 and 251 pounds, Henry doesn't have the biggest frame. But what he lacks in size, he makes up for with his speed and overall athleticism. He can win off of the edge through his skill moves and ability to test opposing blockers.

At the next level, Henry isn't projected to be an every-down defender, but with the Giants already having two strong talents off of the edge in Ojulari and Thibodeaux, he won't need to be. Instead, he could be a rotational piece used to help beat down opposing offensive lines.