Nicks: Marvin Austin good for Giants

Updated: May 6, 2011, 8:08 AM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com

HOBOKEN, N.J. -- New York Giants receiver Hakeem Nicks can hardly wait for the lockout to end and the season to begin. Until this week, he has spent his offseason catching balls off a machine, training (he's added muscle) and even trying to help Jerry Reese with the draft.

Nicks spoke to Reese prior to the draft about his former North Carolina teammate Marvin Austin. In the second round, the Giants drafted the talented defensive tackle, who was kicked off the team and missed all of last ...

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