The 2017 NFL Draft is upon us. The yearly extravaganza is taking place in Philadelphia from Thursday, April 27 to Saturday, April 29 this year.
Over the span of three days, a whole host of former college football stars are finding new homes where they will hopefully impress during the offseason and make a living playing on Sundays.
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John Johnson of Boston College was taken in the third round of the draft by the L.A. Rams. Johnson is a modern style safety, so he is all about ball skills and athletic range as opposed to being an enforcing, in-the-box style hitter. Johnson was also seen by scouts as one of the top special teams players available in the whole draft.