It's official, the Chargers have selected offensive lineman Zion Johnson out of Boston College with the 17th overall pick in the draft.
Take a look at internet reactions from Chargers players, NFL media and more following the news of the Bolts' latest draft pick.
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN,,, @_ZJ77 pic.twitter.com/iVagggTMRb— Los Angeles Chargers (@chargers) April 29, 2022
April 29, 2022
got our guy 💛 pic.twitter.com/IsZWHTG5ja— Los Angeles Chargers (@chargers) April 29, 2022
With the No. 17 overall pick in the 2022 @NFLDraft, the @chargers select Zion Johnson!@NewEraCap | #BoltUp— NFL (@NFL) April 29, 2022
📺: 2022 #NFLDraft on NFLN/ESPN/ABC pic.twitter.com/mhpxUucEc2
Bolt up‼️@_ZJ77 is headed to the @chargers— BC Football (@BCFootball) April 29, 2022
Round 1, Pick 17#NFLDraft x #NFLEagles pic.twitter.com/INmv5mzN44
I’m ready! #BoltUp— Zion Johnson (@_ZJ77) April 29, 2022
Welcome @_ZJ77 let’s get it ⚡️⚡️— Derwin James Jr (@DerwinJames) April 29, 2022
Let’s get to work @_ZJ77 👊🏼💪🏼⚡️— Fehoko Show (@breidenfehoko4) April 29, 2022
Zion Johnson is an immediate contributor to this Chargers offense. Slater and Johnson in back-to-back seasons.— Chris Hayre (@chrishayre) April 29, 2022
Justin Herbert is happy.
Austin Ekeler on Zion Johnson: “Good protection up front, bigger holes up front — makes our job so much easier. … Love the pick.”pic.twitter.com/4pITRFe0q7— Chris Hayre (@chrishayre) April 29, 2022
The Los Angeles Chargers pick Boston College Guard Zion Johnson at No. 17 overall.— PFF Draft (@PFF_College) April 29, 2022
84.4 PFF grade in 2021 (2nd among ACC Guards) 💢 pic.twitter.com/vZDc2VAxJA
The Chargers get Justin Herbert another body guard 💪@_ZJ77 | #BoltUp pic.twitter.com/6EHyPK7b26— NFL GameDay (@NFLGameDay) April 29, 2022
Zion Johnson is the best pure guard in the draft.— Chris Simms (@CSimmsQB) April 29, 2022
Road grader in the run game & phenomenal anchor in the pass game. Perfect pick for Justin Herbert and what the @chargers need.
Fairway picks for me-— Daniel Jeremiah (@MoveTheSticks) April 23, 2022
In a draft with a ton of uncertainty, I'd sleep well drafting those 3 guys.
#Chargers take OG Zion Johnson, Boston College. Johnson did not allow a single pressure in 2021 on 347 pass block plays, the most pass blocks without allowing a pressure by any Power 5 player last season, per @ESPNStatsInfo.— Ed Werder (@WerderEdESPN) April 29, 2022
Nobody picks more good players and gets less recognition for it than Chargers GM Tom Telesco. Another home run last night. Boston College G/C Zion Johnson is going to Pro Bowls. #BoltUp— Jim Nagy (@JimNagy_SB) April 29, 2022
Zion Johnson to the Chargers is my FAVORITE pick so far. Just phenomenal.— Marcus Mosher (@Marcus_Mosher) April 29, 2022
Zion Johnson ➡️ LA— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) April 29, 2022
More protection coming for Justin Herbert 💪#NFLDraft pic.twitter.com/f9YA3VYhee
Zion Johnson was my highest graded OL in the draft class— Emory Hunt (@FBallGameplan) April 29, 2022
Chargers fans, you got my favorite OL in the draft with Zion Johnson. Here’s my scouting report: https://t.co/n1PAdCfwK9— Brandon Thorn (@BrandonThornNFL) April 29, 2022
Bolt Up for 2022!
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