Broncos Country was ecstatic when John Elway selected Utah running back Devontae Booker in the fourth round (136th overall), which means the Broncos’ front office must have been over the moon.

According to 9News’ Mike Klis, the Broncos were so high on Booker that they would have considered him with the 31st overall pick in the first round had they not been able to trade up and get Paxton Lynch.

Many pegged Booker as a second round talent, so while it would have been a reach, it probably would have been excusable. The fact that they grabbed him over 100 picks later is insane value.

In case you’re wondering why he was so highly touted, check out our five things you need to know about Devontae Booker.