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The Giants are holding three tryouts in a mandatory minicamp

By meerna Jun12,2024

Former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Willie “Tre” Herndon III headlined the list of players brought to the New York Giants minicamp for a tryout. Herndon was joined by tight ends Noah Togiai and Geor’quarius Spivey.

Herndon has built a respectable NFL career for himself since entering the league as an undrafted free agent in 2018, more or less holding down the Jaguars’ secondary fort following the departure of franchise top prospect Jalen Ramsey.

Last year at Duval County, he recorded 243 tackles, 32 pass breakups and three interceptions, including 46 knockdowns in 16 appearances. Herndon also turned up the pressure with a career-best three quarterback hits.

Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Darious Williams (31) stops at the goal line against New York Giants wide receiver Marcus Johnson (84) while Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Tre Herndon (37) applies pressure in the third quarter of a regular season NFL football game in Sunday, October.  December 23, 2022 at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville.  The New York Giants defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 23-17.

Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Darious Williams (31) stops at the goal line against New York Giants wide receiver Marcus Johnson (84) while Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Tre Herndon (37) applies pressure in the third quarter of a regular season NFL football game in Sunday, October. December 23, 2022 at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville. The New York Giants defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 23-17. / Corey Perrine/Florida Times-Unio / USA

The Giants’ linebacker could use some experience, considering second-round rookie Tyler Nubin is currently on track to take the starting snaps at strong safety this time around. Herndon played primarily in Jacksonville, but has played in 34 games over the past six seasons.

Elsewhere, the Giants brought in two more potential names that could compete for tight ends. The first is Noah Togiai, a former two-sport athlete at Oregon State (in addition to his football duties, he briefly competed for the Beavers basketball team). He has made three appearances for the Philadelphia Eagles since entering the league as an undrafted free agent. agent in 2020

Togiai, 6-4, 244 pounds, was initially signed by the Colts after going undrafted in 2020. In four seasons, he appeared in four games, all with the Eagles, and had one pass that was incomplete.

The other tight end is Geor’quarius Spivey, 6-5, 240 pounds, who went undrafted this spring after five seasons between Mississippi State and TCU. In 52 games played in his college career, Spivey caught 28 passes for 298 yards and one touchdown.

New York currently has one roster spot open. In addition to the veteran trio, the Giants have reportedly met UFL star linebacker Jacob Saylors after his spring season at St. ended on Sunday. Louis Battlehawks.

By meerna

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