For the Pittsburgh Steelers, the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft is now a thing of the past. The team selected DT Javon Hargrave out of South Carolina State with their 3rd round pick in the draft, and the pick certainly made waves on social media. With Andrew Billings still on the board, the Steelers continued to stock the defensive side of the ball was evident.
Take a look at some of the comments made by current, and former, players, as well as media experts, on social media surrounding the latest addition to the black and gold.
(Editor's Note: This article will be updated throughout the weekend as more comments and reaction are made.)
Mitchell: He will give us a new dimension in our sub-packages. Guards will have problems with him.— Bob Labriola (@BobLabriola) April 30, 2016
John Mitchell: We got the best bargain getting him in the third round.— Chris Bradford (@BCTBradford) April 30, 2016
John Mitchell ain't messing around. Cam and Tuitt played too much. Hargrave can be a three-down guy. Will rush in sub-packages.— Jason Mackey (@Mackey_PGH) April 30, 2016
Hargave raving on the phone now about lifelong love of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Said he cried when they told him he was the third-round pick— James C Wexell (@jimwexell) April 30, 2016
#Official #SteelersDraft pic.twitter.com/ceDiacUE7Y— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) April 30, 2016
Javon Hargrave was so damn excited ... it was exciting to hear him excited. Wow. Talk about something that means something to somebody.— Jason Mackey (@Mackey_PGH) April 30, 2016
Javon Hargrave has always been a #Steelers fan and was in tears when the team drafted him. #SteelersDraft— Teresa Varley (@Teresa_Varley) April 30, 2016