Scout.com talked with 2012 prospect Jaylen Johnson from Bowie High School in Bowie, MD. The talented two-way player has transferred schools for his senior season but schools are still hot on his trail.
has decided to transfer from the private school he was attending to his neighborhood high school. He says the move was prompted by his desire to play with the guys he grew up with for his senior season. Regardless Johnson will continue to get the attention from college coaches as he is one of the top prospects in the state.
"I have been running track right now getting ready for the offseason," said Johnson. "I run the 100, 200 and 4 x 100 relay. It helps me keep my speed up for the football season and get me ready for the camps this summer."
With a 4.4 flat forty, Johnson has speed the coaches covet and they have been continuing to show him attention.
"I hear from a lot of schools. The schools I hear the most from are Maryland, Virginia, Rutgers, Penn State and Vanderbilt. I would like to hear from FSU as well. They are my childhood favorite."
Johnson received his first offer from Maryland and he is looking forward to getting to some other schools after his track season and getting other offers.
"I plan to go to Rutgers, Penn State and Oregon for their camps. There will be others but I don't have anything set yet."
Johnson reports a 3.1 GPA.