The Giants addressed their pass-rushing needs on Friday by drafting Old Dominion outside linebacker Oshane Ximines with the 95th pick in the NFL Draft on Friday.
Here is what you need to know about the newest member of the Giants:
-Ximines checks in a 6-foot-3, 253 pounds with a 4.78 40-yard-dash time and 34-inch vertical.
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-He becomes the first player from Old Dominion to be selected in the NFL Draft.
-He produced the second-most sacks of any active FBS defender over the past two seasons and his 11 forced fumbled tied for the most among active college players.
-He was a four-year starter and ranked in the top-10 nationally his senior year with four forced fumbles and was one of the top players in the FBS with 18.5 tackles for loss and 12 sacks. He was also named First-Team All-Conference USA.
-He set school records in sacks (33) and sacks in a season (12.5).
-He was born in New York before moving to North Carolina and his family is originally from Queens. Ximines told reporters on a conference call Friday that they were rooting for the Giants to draft him.