Johnson Recaps Junior Day

Lakeville North (Minn.) defender Mitch Johsnon was one of the many attendees for the Gophers' junior day this past weekend. Johnson recapped his visit with GoldenSports.net.

Johnson was one of the top juniors in the state last season as he totatled 122 tackles, 10 tackles for a loss, three forced fumbles, and an interception. With such a solid season, Johnson was invited to Minnesota's junior day, something he enjoyed.

"Well first we all met and Coach Kill talked to everyone," he said. "Then we split up by positions and had meeting. Then we took a tour of the stadium and met up with the coach that recruits our area and talked for a while."

Johnson enjoyed the interaction with Jerry Kill.

"We just talked more about what it's like and what it takes to be a player," he said.

The tour of the football facilities left Johnson in awe.

"It was nice to see everything and how nice everything is," he said. "I like the locker room a lot. It was really nice and big. It's incredible."

With a large number of visitors, Johnson liked interacting with the other players.

"It was good," he said. "There was a lot of people there but it was fun to see everyone."

Johnson's favorite part of the visit came during the stadium tour.

"My favorite part of the day was getting to see the stadium and how nice it is, and seeing the new uniforms and apparel," he said.

After the visit, Minnesota is a place that Johnson is looking at.

"I think its place that i could see myself being successful at."


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