Lions select RB Ty Johnson with the 186th pick in 2019 NFL Draft

With their second sixth round pick (186th overall) in the 2019 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions selected Ty Johnson out of Maryland.

The 5-foot-10, 208-pound running back averaged 7.6 yards per carry in his career with 17 touchdowns. He never was a full time back, but he was highly productive when he got a chance. As a pass catcher, he had 29 receptions and 318 yards with two touchdowns.

He ran a sub 4.40 40 yard dash at his pro day and has kick return ability. Johnson averaged 25.3-yards per return while at Maryland.

(This article will be updated to provide more information as it becomes available.)

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