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New York Giants draft Georgia OT Andrew Thomas in first round

The pick is in, finally. After fans and writers went back and forth on who the New York Giants should take in the first round of this year’s NFL Draft, Big Blue made its decision Thursday night.

The Giants are ultimately welcoming Georgia offensive tackle Andrew Thomas to East Rutherford. It’s a selection that will most certainly bolster the team’s offensive line.

Thomas was one of the top tackles in the nation this past year. He earned first-team All-SEC honors, unanimous All-American honors, and won the Jacobs Blocking Trophy for the conference’s best blocker.

At 6-foot-5, 315 pounds, Thomas ran a 5.