Jermaine Johnson NFL Draft Predictions, Stats & Profile (Updated)
Updated (Friday, April 29, 1:27 a.m. ET): The New York Jets traded up to select Jermaine Johnson at No. 26. Considering NYJ was rumored to be interested in Johnson at both No. 4 and No. 10, it's hard to view this as anything but a home run.
Jermaine Johnson II opened the pre-draft process as a mid-to-late first-round pick. But his stock skyrocketed over the past few months, with many analysts now viewing the Florida State product as a potential top-10 selection.
If you're looking to familiarize yourself with the 23-year-old and his meteoric rise, here's everything you need to know about the young edge rusher
Jermaine Johnson Mock Draft 2022
ESPN's predictions are from Mel Kiper and Todd McShay's latest mock draft. CBS Sports' predictions are from Ryan Wilson's latest mock draft. Sporting News' projections are from Vinnie Iyer's latest mock draft.
ESPN: New York Giants (No. 7)
CBS Sports: Baltimore Ravens (No. 14)
Sporting News: Houston Texans (No. 13)
Jermaine Johnson Draft Stock & Draft Projection
- New York Giants (No. 7) - 1
- Houston Texans (No. 13) - 1
- Baltimore Ravens (No. 14) - 1
Johnson now appears to be a consensus top-15 pick with a very real chance to sneak into the top 10. Aside from the three landing spots listed above, the New York Jets (No. 10) feel like another potential destination for Johnson.
Jermaine Johnson NFL Draft Odds
NFL Draft odds from FanDuel Sportsbook have Johnson as a -170 favorite to be a top-10 pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. His over/under is set at pick 9.5, with -166 odds on the under. Two of the three highlighted mock drafts have him falling out of the top-10 and hitting the over.
Jermaine Johnson Stats
2021: Florida State Seminoles
- 70 tackles, 17.5 tackles for loss, 11.5 sacks, 2 passes defended in 12 games played
2020: Georgia Bulldogs
- 16 tackles, 5.0 tackles for loss, 5.0 sacks, 1 passes defended in 7 games played
2019: Georgia Bulldogs
- 20 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, 1 passes defended in 9 games played
Johnson's best season came after transferring to Florida State, as he finally got a big-enough role to showcase his skillset. He was named the ACC Defensive Player of the Year and earned First-Team All-ACC honors in 2021.
Jermaine Johnson Height, Weight & 40-Yard Dash
All height, weight and workout information is from NFL.com.
- Height: 6'5"
- Weight: 254lbs
- 40-Yard Dash: 4.58 seconds