Marshall Offer On Table for 5-Star Running Back

Newport News, VA's Heritage High School possesses one of the most sought-after running backs in 2001. An offer has been put on the table by the Thundering Herd.

Michael Johnson is a 5-10, 185-pound running back from Heritage High School in Newport News, VA. According to Johnson, he's been offered by Marshall and a host of big-name NCAA Division 1 schools.

Johnson is ranked as a 5-star recruit by theInsiders.com, and is listed as the #3 running back prospect in the nation.

How sought after is he? Johnson already had offers from UVa, Miami, Florida, Michigan State, Pitt, Tennessee, Florida State, NC State, Maryland, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Alabama, Virginia Tech, North Carolina, Clemson, Syracuse, South Carolina, in addition to Marshall.

Only four of those schools have received interest from Johnson: Virginia, Miami, Penn State, and Florida.


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