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Twitter reacts to the Seahawks selecting Rasheem Green

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When the Seattle Seahawks traded down from 18 to 27 with the Green Bay Packers on the opening night of the draft they added a third round pick at 76. The Hawks then traded back from 76 to 79 with the Steelers, adding a seventh round selection in the process, before selecting defensive lineman Rasheem Green out of USC. Here is a quick look around at some of the instant reactions from Twitter.

Here is the tweet announcing the pick from the Seahawks official twitter account.

And the tweet from the official NFL account.

And then thoughts from analysts and observers.

That last one might be a bit of an obscure reference for most Seahawks fans, but Junipero Serra High School in Gardena, California is where several current and former NFL players plied their trade while in high school. Some of those include

In short, it’s a school with a very good football program.

And then there were those who weighed in with some less technical, but more amusing observations.