Noles After Live Oak Suwannee Athlete

Each year there are players in the month of May that have very little hype but end up big-time college prospects. This year is no different for a 6-foot-1 and 170 pound athlete from Live Oak (Fla.) Suwannee. This outstanding prospect is got the attention of some major college programs, including Florida State and Miami.


"I haven't gotten any offers yet but coaches from Clemson, North Carolina State, Auburn, Florida State, Louisville and Miami have called," wide receiver/cornerback Bruce Johnson said. "They said that they will offer soon."

The Live Oak Suwannee standout currently favors Miami and Florida State. Clemson, Louisville and North Carolina State round out his top five."

Johnson will attend camps in both Tallahassee and Coral Gables.

"Florida State was my favorite team growing up," he said. "I like their tradition. Coach Allen called me and said that they want me over there. I like Miami for their tradition and defense. Coach Coker called me on the phone to tell me that Coach Solinger likes what he sees in me. Coach Coker wants me to come down to their camp so he can see me first hand."

As a junior he was selected to the all-area team by catching 44 passes for 727 yards and four touchdowns. On the defensive side of the ball, the 6-foot-1 and 170 pound standout recorded 44 tackles and two interceptions.

He is also an excellent student in the classroom who is on track to qualify academically with a 3.0 grade point average and an ACT score of 17 on the ACT test.

Will Johnson wait it out or will he pull the trigger quickly?

"I would like to make a decision before the summer is over with," he said. "Playing time will be a factor."

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