FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- The New York Jets have drafted Wake Forest fullback Tommy Bohanon with their final pick in the seventh round.
Bohanon was known as a punishing lead blocker who was outstanding at picking up the blitz as a pass protector for the Demon Deacons, but played in more of an H-back role last season. He played with wide receiver Brad Idzik, the son of Jets general manager John Idzik, the last two years.
The 6-foot, 245-pound Bohanon caught a career-high 32 passes for 208 yards and five touchdowns last season and was invited to the Senior Bowl. He bench-pressed 225 pounds 36 times, the best mark at the NFL combine among running backs and fullbacks.
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.