BY NICK ST. DENIS
The Jets waited around for a while Saturday, with no fourth- or fifth-round picks. But they had three picks in the sixth round, the second two in consecutive fashion, and two more in the seventh.
The Jets' experience at safety ends after former Redskin LaRon Landry and career Jet Eric Smith. Bush played cornerback for the first part of his college career, so his coverage skills are pretty good for a safety. That should help him in finding a role in a league with pass-happy offenses.
After taking Bush, Gang Green used consecutive picks (202 and 203) on a pair of Baylor players -- running back Terrance Ganaway and guard Robert Griffin.
Ganaway rushed for 1,547 yards last season while accumulating 21 touchdowns. He scored five touchdowns and amassed 202 yards in the Alamo Bowl in earning MVP honors. At 240 pounds, he's a prototypical Rex Ryan ground-and-pounder.
"It was great hearing about Terrance being drafted before me," Griffin said after being drafted, according to NewYorkJets.com. "We had a long season this year and we did pretty good, we went to the Alamo Bowl, and Terrance Ganaway is pretty good. He's an aggressive back who runs through tackles and hits the hole, and you've seen he can burst out and go score touchdowns."
With Jets guards Brandon Moore and Matt Slauson heading into the final year of their respective contracts, Griffin, a college tackle who is projected as a guard, could be a multi-year project who could translate into a regular starter down the road.
Gang Green took South Carolina safety Antonio Allen and Western Michigan receiver Jordan White. Allen was an All-SEC second-teamer last year, and White caught 17 touchdowns in 2011.
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