Packers select Iowa State S Anthony Johnson Jr. at No. 242 overall in seventh round of 2023 draft

The Green Bay Packers selected Iowa State safety Anthony Johnson Jr. at No. 242 overall in the seventh round of the 2023 NFL draft.

Johnson produced 243 tackles, 14 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks, five forced fumbles, 30 pass breakups and two intereptions over 62 games and 54 starts at Iowa State.

Johnson (6-0, 205) ran the 40-yard dash in 4.54 seconds, hit 37.5″ in the vertical leap and covered 10-5 in the broad jump at the combine. He finished the three-cone in 7.07 seconds and the short shuttla in 4.31 seconds while doing 12 bench reps at his pro day. His Relative Athletic Score is 8.13 out of 10.0.

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Johnson converted from cornerback. He could compete for playing time at safety as a rookie.


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