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Will Hernandez
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Hernandez at 2017 C-USA Media Days
No. 71 – New York Giants
Position:Guard
Personal information
Born: (1995-09-02) September 2, 1995 (age 24)
Las Vegas, Nevada
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:335 lb (152 kg)
Career information
High school:Chaparral (Las Vegas, Nevada)
College:UTEP
NFL Draft:2018 / Round: 2 / Pick: 34
Career history
* New York Giants ( 2018–present)
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
* PFWA All-Rookie Team (2018)
  • First Team All C-USA (2017)
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Games played:16
Games started:16
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

William “Will” Hernandez[1] (born September 2, 1995) is an American football guard for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He played college football at UTEP.

College careerEdit

After redshirting his first year at UTEP in 2013, Hernandez started all 49 games from 2014 to 2017. After the 2016 season, Hernandez was a second-team All-American.[2] After the 2017 season, Hernandez was named to the C-USA first-team.[3] He was also invited to the College Football All-Star Challenge.[4]

Professional careerEdit

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16px NFL Draft Profile: Will Hernandez
16px Will Hernandez's NFL Combine Workout
16px Hernandez puts up 37 reps on bench press
Pre-draft measureables
Ht WtArm lengthHand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 2⅜ in 327 lb32 in9⅞ in 5.15 s 1.75 s 2.96 s 4.70 s 7.59 s 24 in 8 ft 8 in 37 reps

The New York Giants selected Hernandez in the second round (34th overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft. Hernandez was the second guard drafted in 2018, behind Notre Dame's Quenton Nelson (sixth overall).[5]

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16px Giants draft Hernandez 34th overall
16px Jones: "Hernandez will be an instant starter"

On May 12, 2018, the New York Giants signed Hernandez to a four-year, $7.45 million contract that includes $5.08 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $3.49 million.[6]

Hernandez was named the Giants starting left guard to start 2018, starting all 16 games and was named to the PFWA All-Rookie Team.

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