New York Giants select former Syracuse star Jay Bromley

The New York Giants selected former Syracuse defensive lineman Jay Bromley with the 10th pick in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Bromley was the 74th overall pick, and joins former teammates Ryan Nassib and Justin Pugh on the Giants’ roster.

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Bromley was barely recruited out of high school

“Reminds you of a shorter Chris Canty the way he looks in his uniform,” Giants General Manager Jerry Reese said.

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Bromley led SU in sacks (10.0) and tackles for loss (14.5) as a senior, and earned All-ACC third team honors. Over his four-year career, he had 33 career starts, 13 sacks and 24.5 tackles for a loss.

Syracuse went 7-6 in Bromley’s final year at Syracuse, and SU defeated Minnesota in the Texas Bowl, 21-17. He led a defense that was the only team in country not to allow an opposing player to rush for more than 100 yards.

Other former Syracuse players on the Giants roster include linebacker Jameel McClain, and head coach Tom Coughlin.

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Wes Cheng

About Wes Cheng

Wes has worked for Rivals.com covering the New York Knicks, as well as for Scout.com covering Syracuse athletics. Wes has also worked for the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) and reported on the NBA and MLB for the New York Sportscene. A native of Long Island, New York, Wes graduated from Syracuse University in 2005. Follow him on Twitter @ChengWes.
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