Social media reacts to Zach Frazier's NFL Draft selection -- including Frazier himself

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West Virginia's Zach Frazier was selected during the NFL Draft on Friday night, going to the Pittsburgh Steelers as a second round pick.

Over the past few hours since he was selected, social media has been abuzz with the news of Frazier's NFL destination.

Frazier himself spoke on his selection on social media site 'X' -- a video shared by the publication Steelers Depot on their account saw him briefly address the Steeler faithful. His message highlighted the fact that he's just a short drive on Interstate 79 from the Steel City, hinting that he'd be in Pittsburgh within 24 hours.

"I couldn't be more exicted. I'm ready to get to work. Can't wait to get up there tomorrow," Frazier said.

There were celebratory reactions on social media from both his collegiate and high school football programs as well. On Facebook, the booster page for his high school alma mater shared their support, while WVU football head coach Neal Brown took a break from prepping for the Gold-Blue Spring Football Game to post a message on 'X'.

"From everybody here at WVU football, we want to tell you job well earned," Brown said. "You made an incredible impact in our program, you changed our course. We're so happy for you, your wife, your mom and dad, and your entire extended family down in Fairmont. To see one of our own reach the highest level, we're so excited. We wish you all the best."

Pro football analysts expressed approval at the Steelers' choice by picking up Frazier as well. Former NFL quarterback and current NBC analyst Chris Simms posted to 'X' and described Frazier as having "all the tools and attitude to be the next great Steelers center."

Meanwhile, Pro Football Focus (PFF), a data analytics company providing sports data to numerous NCAA Division 1 and NFL programs, highlighted Frazier as a "plug-and-play day one starter" on a social media post.

Both Pittsburgh Steeler and WVU Mountaineer media personalities reacted positively as well -- Bob Pompeani, Sports Director of KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh, shared on Facebook his thoughts on the Steelers becoming "serious about running the football" due to the addition of Frazier and other offensive line pieces via the draft.

West Virginia MetroNews analyst Randy Gyorko also weighed in via 'X' about his belief in Frazier's ability to carve out a long, successful NFL career.

Even new teammates were quick to hype up Frazier via social media -- his potential starting quarterback Russell Wilson let loose his excitement and welcomed the newcomer to the organization.

A number of Steeler fans also poured in with their support via 'X', one with a story which feels appropriate to highlight Frazier and his journey. The fan, located in Pittsburgh, recalls travelling to Morgantown over Thanksgiving to tour the football facilities. Upon running into Frazier, the fan's aunt ran up to him with an embrace and told Frazier, "I just know you're gonna be a Steeler."

Frazier's reply? "Ma'am, I hope so,"

Sometimes, it seems, wishes do come true.