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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.

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