Paris Johnson Jr. Shares Insights on Where Marvin Harrison Jr. Wants to Go

The Arizona Cardinals hold the number four pick in the 2024 NFL draft. There’s a lot of speculation about what they’ll do with the pick; however, there’s no denying they need a wide receiver. There are a lot of great wide receivers in this year’s class, but none are as great or transcendent as Ohio State’s own Marvin Harrison Jr.

Harrison Jr. is possibly the most talented prospect in the draft. He’s established himself as the best player in his position in college and is set to take the league by storm. The 21-year-old is ready for the league, and apparently, he knows where he wants to go.

According to Cardinals offensive tackle and former teammate of Harrison Jr., Paris Johnson Jr., he says the wide receiver wants to join him in the Sun Valley. Johnson Jr. spoke to the guys over at and explained why he wants the Buckeye in AZ and that Harrison Jr. wants to play with him as well.

“I literally went to Marvin and was like, ‘Dude, you know you’re a Cardinal, right?'” Johnson said on the Cardinals Corner podcast. “I knew he was going to be a Cardinal because I saw what happened with [DeAndre Hopkins]. I’m like, the Cardinals are probably going to want another six-four receiver. So I’m like, dude, I have a feeling, you’re probably going to be a Cardinal. He said he wanted to be a Cardinal.”

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Marvin Harrison Jr. #18 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during a game against the Minnesota GoldenGophers at Ohio State stadium on November 18, 2023, in Columbus, Ohio. He is projected to be a top-five pick…

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The Cardinals’ wider receiver room is far from intimidating at the moment. So far, they are led by Chris Moore, Michael Wilson, and Greg Dotch. Not exactly who you want to trout out there in a competitive NFC West.

Although the reigning Fred Biletnikoff Award winner knows what he knows, the question of whether the Cardinals will keep the pick is a legitimate one. Arizona could trade back to grab a receiver later in the first round. Also, other teams want the number four pick to grab their quarterback of the future, like the Minnesota Vikings or maybe even the New York Giants.

If the Cardinals happen to trade back with a team that will take a quarterback, the Chargers, who hold the number five pick, won’t hesitate to take Harrison Jr. at five. Still, there are other great wide receivers to choose from, like Washington’s Rome Odunze and LSU’s Malik Nabers.

If the Cardinals keep the pick, Harison Jr. will have nothing to worry about. If they happen to trade it, things will indeed get a lot juicer. The day one of the NFL draft will be on April 25 in Detroit, Michigan.