Jamaican Matt Peart drafted by the New York Giants

Matt Peart

Matt Peart of  the University of Connecticut was selected  with the 99th overall pick in the third round of the 2020 National Football League (NFL)  Draft by the New York Giants on Friday night.

Peart who was born in  Kingston, Jamaica,moved to The Bronx, New York with. his family as a child

Through the Oliver Scholars program for high-achieving students, he was accepted into Governor’s Academy, a

Peart in action

boarding school in Byfield, Massachusetts.

He is 6-foot-7, 318-pound tackle which, commentators say, makes him an excellent choice for offensive tackle prospects in the entire draft.