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Five things to know about the Saints' draft pick, Chauncey Gardner-Johnson

New Orleans Saints traded up to select Chauncey Gardner-Johnson with the 105th pick

  1. Chauncey Gardner-Johnson ended his collegiate career with 37 games played, nine interceptions, three interception returns for touchdowns, 12 pass breakups, 161 total tackles, 15.5 tackles-for-loss and four sacks.
  2. After he snagged a pair of interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl against Michigan, Gardner-Johnson was named Defensive MVP.
  3. Member of a group that helped Florida lead the nation in fourth quarter opponent passing efficiency (66.25) and rank second nationally in fourth quarter opponent completion percentage (40.5).
  4. In 2016, Gardner-Johnson began the season as a reserve defensive back, but ended Florida's season as one of its starting safeties.
  5. Grabbed his first interception while making his first start.

With the 105th pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, the New Orleans Saints selected Florida defensive back Chauncey Gardner-Johnson

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