The moment Roger Goodell read out the Steelers first round draft choice, many members of the Pittsburgh Steelers roster took to social media to. share their excitement. Beyond that even members of rival team were excited for the Alabama running back. Here are some of the best reactions from Steelers players, and others, on their reaction to the Steelers selecting Najee Harris.
The former Alabama guys:
MY DAWG @ohthatsNajee22— Minkah Fitzpatrick (@minkfitz_21) April 30, 2021
Yesssssiirrr https://t.co/tB9OB2oxgg— Isaiah D. Buggs (@BigPooh_91) April 30, 2021
Some current Steelers, who once played for the Crimson Tide were very vocal about Najee Harris. Minkah Fitzpatrick was especially pumped as he called the pick about a month ago.
The Rest of the Gang:
YES SIR‼️ @ohthatsNajee22— Eric Ebron (@Ebron85) April 30, 2021
Welcome to the FAM https://t.co/Vvqvq9m2FM— Diontae Johnson (@Juiceup__3) April 30, 2021
Touchdown...— Zach Banner (@ZBNFL) April 30, 2021
Yesssssirrrrrrr!!!!!!!!— Joe Haden (@joehaden23) April 30, 2021
A defenses best friend is a good running game! Man let’s go @ohthatsNajee22— Cam Heyward (@CamHeyward) April 30, 2021
@ohthatsNajee22 congrats bro. I’ll see you at training camp for a one on one!!!— stephon tuitt (@DOCnation_7) April 30, 2021
It didn't matter if you played on offense or defense, the Pittsburgh Steelers were all fired up for this pick. Given Najee Harris is known as a great locker room guy and outstanding on the field it is easy to see why the guys would be so excited.
Welcome to PITTSBURGH @ohthatsNajee22 ‼️ #HEREWEGO— Willie Parker (@3williethadude9) April 30, 2021
@ohthatsNajee22 Najee, welcome to Pittsburgh! Running backs can make the difference.— Franco Harris (@francoharrishof) April 30, 2021
Yesssss!!!!!!! Let’s go Najee Harris! Welcome to the ‘Burgh!!!!!— Max Starks IV (@maxstarks78) April 30, 2021
Perfect pick for the Steelers Najee Harris— Mike Wallace (@Wallace17_daKid) April 30, 2021
Lord, let Najee go to the #Steelers... pic.twitter.com/JDnA0St19X— Nate Washington (@nwash85) April 30, 2021
The Steelers alumni even took to social media in support of the pick. From another famous ‘Harris’ to big play receivers it sounds like the Steelers drafted the guy that players desperately wanted.
Why has nobody picked Najee now the Steelers get him smh— Marlon Humphrey (@marlon_humphrey) April 30, 2021
AFC north easily got the best RB’s Mixon, Chubb, Hunt, Jk, Gus Bus, and now Najee— Marlon Humphrey (@marlon_humphrey) April 30, 2021
Even Baltimore Ravens corner, Marlon Humphrey had to show his appreciation for the pick.
We know how the players feel about the pick, but what do you think of Najee Harris? Let us know your thoughts down in the comments below.