New York Giants

The Rookies: How Giants' 1st-Round Pick Justin Pugh Lives During OTAs

BR StudiosFeatured ColumnistJune 9, 2013

This video is part of B/R's new series "The Rookies," where we take the helmets off the players and bring you closer to their lives and personalities.

Justin Pugh is slowly adjusting to living in the Big Apple after having grown up in suburban Philly and going to school at Syracuse. 

The New York Giants first-rounder (19th overall) is probably best known for his YouTube draft-party video that went viral. As each day passes, folks are turning their attention to the opening of the NFL season and losing their memory of draft day.

For Pugh, his life changes daily. Draft day seems like it happened years ago for him.

He's now experiencing life as an NFL player, having been through a rookie minicamp and now OTAs.

Check out the video above as we see firsthand how Pugh's life is changing, where he's living and what celebs he's meeting in New York City. Spoiler alert: He meets a former cast member from Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Let us know in the comments below if you think Justin Pugh was smart move at No. 19 for the Giants. 

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