02-27-2013, 12:47 PM
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With the 11th Pick in the 2013 Orangemane Mock Draft, the San Diego Chargers are ecstatic to select:
Johnson is a very interesting prospect who started out his college football career at Kilgore College as a quarterback, and after a while there he made the transition to the tight end position. When he came to Oklahoma, he came as a tight end but has since added 35 pounds and become the full-time starter at right tackle, where he started 12 of 13 games in 2011. Hard worker in the classroom who was an Honorable Mention Academic All-Conference.
Johnson has good size at 6-foot-6, 302 pounds and very long 35-inch arms. Johnson is very athletic and has quick feet. He is a natural bender and plays with good leverage. Johnson has some nasty in him, but is at his best as a pass protector. Johnson has active hands and should have no issues handling the athleticism of right defensive ends in the NFL.
Johnson doesn't have a lot of experience at tackle and it shows up at times with sloppy technique, especially as a run blocker. Johnson doesn't have great functional strength and until he gets stronger could have problems the powerful defensive ends.
Pick was made at 12:47 Mountain Time. The Miami Dolphins and phibacka31/SouthStndJunkie are now on the clock