Twitter reacts to Texas A&M’s Antonio Johnson being selected No. 160 overall to Jacksonville Jaguars

Texas A&M safety Antonio Johnson is officially headed to the NFL after being drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars. That’s by no means a surprise, but when it comes to how long he had to wait to hear his name called? Well, that’s a whole different story.

Johnson, who was given a late first-round to second-round grade by many analysts and experts, didn’t hear his name called until Day 3 of the NFL draft. The Jaguars finally called his name with the No. 160 pick of the fifth round, which was a far cry from his projected landing spot of the second round.

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Mind-boggling? Perplexing? Speechless? The words go on and on when it comes to describing Johnson slipping into the later rounds, but he has an excellent opportunity to bring his physicality and hard-hitting skillset to a Jaguars’ secondary that could use a boost in pass coverage (27th ranked, 238.2 YPG allowed) and run support (12th ranked, 114.8 YPG allowed).

Aggies fans and Jaguars fans united and shared their thoughts on Twitter, with a consensus belief that Jacksonville grabbed an absolute steal in the fifth round.

Fourth time's the charm? Either way, Trent Baalke gets an elite talent all the way in the fifth round

Jaguars fans are feeling fired up by the Antonio Johnson pick!

Jaguars draft Antonio Johnson and suddenly Jaguars fans settle down. It's a miracle!

Plenty of mock drafts had a first or second ground grade on Johnson. Incredible value for the Jaguars

As arguably the highest graded slot defender in the last two seasons, it's mind-boggling as to why he fell to the fifth round

Once Johnson goes off in the NFL, everyone will be laughing at the fact that teams let him slip to round five

Johnson in the fifth round? A certified robbery by the Jaguars

Throw in Antonio Johnson as an early contender for the steal of the draft

The saying goes that all things happen for a reason, and for Johnson it proves he was meant to be in Jacksonville

Jaguars fans may be going through it in this year's draft, but the Johnson pick has been a consensus favorite

The highlight of Trent Baalke's 2023 NFL Draft? Drafting the hardest-hitting safety in Antonio Johnson

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