Carlson made unofficial visits to Iowa and Colorado, attending the spring games of both programs. He recently cancelled a planned visit to Illinois.
Carlson passed for 22 touchdowns and more than 2,500 yards, completing 60 percent of his passes. He rushed for 300 yards and had seven touchdowns on the ground. The 210 pounder has been timed at 4.5 seconds in the 40-yard dash.
John Carlson led Hopkins to a 4-5 mark overall and a 3-3 record in the Classic Lake Conference. The Royals were upset by Robbinsdale Armstrong 45-35 in the first round of the Class AAAAA Section 6 playoffs.
John Carlson verbals to Minnesota
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