Mekhi Becton is a professional American Football player in the National Football Association. He was a first-round pick during the 2020 NFL Draft and was signed by the New York Jets. He also used to play for the University of Louisville.

Player Profile, High School, and College Career

Mekhi Becton was born on April 18, 1999, in Highland Springs, Virginia in the United States. He stands 201 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 159 kg. He is an offensive tackle.

He attended Highland Springs High School in his hometown in Virginia. Later, he played collegiate football for Louisville. In 2019, he was named to the First-team All-ACC and he was also given the Jacobs Blocking Award.

Team 175 new york jets New York Jets
Position Offensive Tackle
Height / weight 2.01 m / 159 kg
Born 18 Apr 1999
Nationality United States United States
Team History
175 new york jets New York Jets 2020 - present

Professional Career

He turned professional when he was selected in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft by the New York Jets. In September 2021, he suffered cartilage damage on his knee and required surgery. He was placed on injured reserve in September 2021.

In August 2022, it was announced that he had an avulsion fracture of the right knee cap. He was again placed on injured reserve and was forced to miss the rest of the season.

Career Highlights:

  • 2019 - Jacobs Blocking Award
  • 2019 - First-team All-ACC

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