Kerryon Johnson Discusses His Three Finalists

Talented runner Kerryon Johnson will announce his college choice on Tuesday afternoon at his high school. He talks about his final schools,Auburn, Alabama and Florida State, this interview with Inside the Auburn Tigers.

Madison, Ala.--One of the top running back prospects in the country for the 2015 football recruiting class, four-star Kerryon Johnson will announce his decision on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at Madison Academy.

Choosing from the last three BCS national championship teams in Auburn, Alabama, and Florida State, Johnson said he has already got a good idea of where he wants to go at the moment, but won't have any question when the time comes to announce his pick.

"I don't know exactly, but I will be Tuesday--that's for sure," Johnson tells Inside The Auburn Tigers of his decision.

Kerryon Johnson is a standout in football and basketball at Madison Academy.

A talented player since his freshman season at Madison Academy when he led his team to the state finals before coming up just short, Johnson has been part of back-to-back title teams the last two seasons for Coach Eric Cohu. A physical runner who has the ability to make plays on the perimeter as well as in the passing game, Johnson notes he sees positives about each of his three favorites as he closes in on his announcement.

"It's just kind of a family-built school," Johnson says of Auburn. "You really feel close to everybody there. They have a really good coaching staff that brings a lot of energy. Those are just some of the basic things I like about it there.

"Alabama obviously knows how to win and how to develop their players into getting the best out of them," Johnson says of the Tide. "They also have a good coaching staff, too.

"I think they are a program that is only going to go higher," Johnson says of Florida State. "They just won a national championship and they've got Jameis Winston and a good defense coming back. I think they will be another contender this year."

Already very familiar with each of his three top colleges, taking multiple visits to each, Johnson points out that in the end it will come down to relationships for him when making his decision.

"The biggest thing for us is that I believe in being comfortable at a school," he says. "That's going to be a big factor for me and also the coaching staff and players there, how comfortable I feel around them, too."

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