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Mike Golic Identifies Dark Horse NFL Draft Prospect

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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Sports media personality Mike Golic attends the Annual Charity Day hosted by Cantor Fitzgerald, BGC and GFI at Cantor Fitzgerald on September 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for Cantor Fitzgerald)

Like many fans, NFL analyst Mike Golic has always loved finding those diamonds in the rough in the NFL Draft. And he thinks he may have found this year's dark horse NFL star.

Taking to Twitter, Golic said he'll have his eye on Boston College offensive lineman Zion Johnson. He praised Johnson for his success in the zone scheme and thinks he has the potential to be a 10-year starter in the NFL.

"Cant wait to keep an eye on Zion Johnson OL from BC. Prob work best in zone scheme, looks to me like one of those guys before you know it, has been in the league for 10yrs," Golic wrote.

Golic has quickly found a lot of agreement in the comments. Some fans have gone so far as to tell Golic to keep quiet about Johnson in hopes that he falls to them late in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft.

Zion Johnson played three years at Boston College after starting his college career at Davidson. He has the versatility to play as both a left tackle and a guard, but really found his niche in the interior offensive line.

Johnson earned First-Team All-PFL honors at Davidson and was a three-time All-ACC player at Boston College. This past year was Johnson's finest season by far though. He earned First-Team All-ACC and First-Team All-American honors at guard as the Eagles went 6-6.

Now he projects as one of the top offensive linemen in the NFL Draft.

Is Zion Johnson going to be the steal of the 2022 NFL Draft?