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2019 NFL Draft Results: Houston Texans Select Lonnie Johnson With The 54th Overall Pick

The Texans grab a cornerback.

NCAA Football: Kentucky at Tennessee Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports

The Texans made their first selection of the second round by taking a cornerback, Lonnie Johnson from the University of Kentucky. He fills an immediate need for the Texans, who have an empty cornerback room. This is what had to say about him:

Long and tall with physical traits galore, Johnson looks the part but lacks the consistency and ball skills expected of a starting NFL cornerback. He has enough athleticism to make it as a cornerback, but he could be tied to a press-and-trail scheme where some of his coverage deficiencies can be covered up. His physical gifts could get him overdrafted, but he can become an eventual starter if he hones his ball skills and finds the right scheme fit.

It’s a quick turnaround. The Texans are already back on the clock.