The Georgia Southern professional day is one in every of a number of faculty professional days going down on Thursday. Throughout the Georgia Southern media session with gamers on Thursday, defensive finish Raymond Johnson indicated that the Pittsburgh Steelers are one in every of three groups he’s had conversations with in the course of the pre-draft course of, in response to Andrew Goldstein of WSAV-TV.
Johnson declared for the 2021 NFL Draft as an underclassman again in December.
Listed at 6-3, 270-pounds, Johnson registered 146 complete tackles and 15 sacks throughout his faculty profession at Georgia Southern. 5 of these sacks got here in the course of the 2020 season. He additionally pressured one fumble final season.
Johnson performed in and began all 13 video games in 2020 on his approach to logging 598 complete snaps (557 on protection, 41 on particular groups). He was voted second-team All-American at edge defender and first-team all-conference choice by Professional Soccer Focus.
Whereas we do not need a scouting profile accomplished but for Johnson, search for one to be posted within the subsequent few weeks. The Steelers may have extra than simply passing curiosity in Johnson as they could draft a defensive finish kind this yr.