“WE GOING TO NYC BABYYY” - Tyler Nubin’s GF Farah Alkurdy expresses excitement as Giants select former Gophers safety

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“WE GOING TO NYC BABYYY” - Tyler Nubin’s GF Farah Alkurdy expresses excitement as Giants select former Gophers safety
Former Minnesota Gopher safety Tyler Nubin with his girlfriend Farah AlKurdy

The New York Giants selected Minnesota's safety, Tyler Nubin, with the No. 47 overall pick. Standing tall at 6 ft.1 and weighing 199 pounds, Nubin brings impressive physical attributes to the Giants' secondary.

Nubin's girlfriend, Farah Alkurdy, showed support for the Gophers' safety by sharing a video on Instagram capturing the moment when Nubin's name was announced on TV as a New York Giants player. She captioned her post,

"WE GOING TO NYC BABYYY"

Nubin’s remarkable college stats speak volumes about his playmaking ability, boasting 13 interceptions and 24 passes defensed in 55 games for the Gophers. His on-field prowess extends beyond his numbers.

The Giants addressed a critical need by selecting Nubin, adding depth and talent to their safety position. With his blend of size, instincts, and playmaking skills, Nubin is poised to make an immediate impact in the Big Apple.

Also read: IN PHOTOS: 5 heartwarming moments shared by Minnesota safety Tyler Nubin and GF Farah Alkurdy

What can the Giants expect from Tyler Nubin?

The New York Giants have a promising addition to their defensive roster with safety prospect Tyler Nubin. size, length, and instinctive play, Nubin brings a versatile skill set that can bolster the team's defense.

The 22-year-old shines in two-high safety formations, reading the quarterback's moves like a chess player and intercepting throws with precision. However, his coverage in man-to-man situations is average, and he can struggle with pursuit angles in run support.

Nubin is not exactly one of the fastest safeties out there but his football IQ and disciplined approach compensate for any shortcomings. He has a knack for making plays in coverage that set him apart as a potential long-term starter.

The safety from St. Charles, Illinois, earned accolades in his collegiate career such as first-team All-Big Ten Conference. His family background is in football, including his father – Rodney Nubin who played as a running back for Eastern Michigan, and his uncles – Steve King and Charles Woodson.

As Nubin transitions to the NFL, he’ll thrive in schemes that leverage his strengths, particularly those emphasizing quarters-based and Cover-2 defenses.

Giants fans can anticipate a player who brings reliability, playmaking ability, and a relentless work ethic to the field, making Nubin a valuable addition to the team's roster.

Also read: Tyler Nubin scouting report: Exploring the Minnesota safety's strengths and weaknesses

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Edited by Abigail Kevichusa
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