New York Jets quarterback Bryce Petty was named the NFL’s most valuable player at the NFL draft on Monday, earning the right to be enshrined as the franchise’s franchise quarterback.
The Giants picked Petty, who has thrown for 4,926 yards, 27 touchdowns and nine interceptions, ahead of Oklahoma State’s Carson Wentz, Arizona’s Carson Palmer, Clemson’s Deshaun Watson and Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel.
Petty is currently No. 1 on the NFL Draft’s all-time list of top quarterbacks.
He is the fourth player in NFL history to win a league-record five Super Bowls with the same team.
He is also the only quarterback to win the Heisman Trophy in each of his first two seasons, while also being named to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.