Jets select Will McDonald IV with the 15th overall pick

With their first pick of the 2023 draft, the Jets selected Iowa State defensive end Will McDonald IV. With a run on tackles, their assumed primary need, the Jets instead opted to bring in an athletic pass rusher who had double-digit sacks in two of the past three seasons.

More in-depth analysis on this pick to follow...

The Jets are not scheduled to pick again until tomorrow; 43rd overall.