Post-Draft Outlook:COULD SURPRISE: Fullback John Conner: With so many college teams using the spread offense and its variations, finding traditional fullbacks can be difficult. Conner, who played four years at Kentucky, is a throwback type, who has the size and determination to flatten would-be tacklers as a lead blocker.
A closer look at the Jets' picks: Round 5/139 -- John Conner, FB, 5-11, 240, Kentucky, He is a bruising, traditional type of fullback who can push the pile as a lead blocker. - by The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout John Conner News
03/08/15 - FB John Conner, unrestricted FA update, i.e. "The Terminator," returned to the Jets following the season-ending injury suffered by second-year FB Tommy Bohanon and filled in fine. But the fullback is a dying breed, so Conner won't be a priority for the Jets in free agency.
10/02/14 - FB John Conner, who signed with the Jets on Wednesday, replaces FB Tommy Bohanon, who suffered a broken collarbone in Sunday's 24-17 loss to the Lions. This is the second tour with the Jets for Conner, who also played for the team in 2010 and 2011 before spending 2012 with Cincinnati and 2013 with the Giants. He has 21 carries for 88 yards and two touchdowns as a pro.
09/30/14 - FB John Conner was signed by the Jets Tuesday (Sept. 30).
08/11/14 - FB John Conner (head injury) is currently undergoing the protocol for a concussion injury. He will not practice on Monday and will be day-to-day.
10/22/13 - FB John Conner's three receptions for 17 yards were the most by a Giants fullback since Henry Hynoski caught four ball for 31 yards in the 2011 regular season finale against the Cowboys on Jan. 1, 2012.