As the 2023 NFL Draft approaches, Ohio State wide receiver Jaxon Smith-Njigba has emerged as a top prospect and the subject of intense interest from several teams.
According to reports, the Houston Texans and New York Jets are among the teams that have contacted the team with the No. 3 pick in the draft, the Miami Dolphins, about potentially trading up to select Smith-Njigba.
The 6-foot, 200-pound receiver is coming off a strong junior season at Ohio State, in which he recorded 79 receptions for 1,151 yards and 12 touchdowns. He is considered a dynamic playmaker with the ability to make big plays downfield and in the open field.
Smith-Njigba’s impressive performance at Ohio State has generated a great deal of buzz among NFL scouts and analysts, and many believe he has the potential to be a star at the next level.
While the Dolphins have not yet indicated whether they are willing to trade the No. 3 pick, the interest in Smith-Njigba underscores the high demand for top-tier offensive talent in the draft.
With the draft just a few weeks away, teams will be closely evaluating prospects like Smith-Njigba in order to make the best possible selections and build strong rosters for the upcoming season.