Huskers the latest to offer Johnson

Things are warming up for this Lakeland (Flor.) Lake Gibson offensive lineman. Three offers are already in and more could be on the way follwing a number of summer camps.

Baveon Johnson is in his last week of spring practices. The 6-foot-4 and 275-pound offensive lineman says that there were a number of holes to fill from last year and he's been impressed with his team and his performance this spring.

"This is our last week of spring practices," Johnson said. "We have our game on Friday. I thought we have done pretty well filling holes from the seniors we lost.

"I know that I have gotten better too from the work in the off-season. I didn't concentrate on just one thing. I really wanted to be more athletic."

Johnson will be anchoring the tackle position this year, but wants to move inside at the next level. The response from college coaches has been mainly get your on campus and put him where he fits.

"I will be playing offensive tackle, but I really want to be recruited to play guard. I think that is where most of the teams like me. Some just want to bring me in to see where I can fit."

The balance of Johnson's game is what helps him standout. He is comfortable in both the passing and running game. The offense at Lake Gibson touches on a little bit of everything which has helped Johnson develop his tools.

"I'm a skilled pass and run blocker. I'm an overall balanced and complete offensive lineman. We run multiple sets and do a lot of different things. It's mostly out of the spread and out of that we will do everything even the option."

There are three offers on the table for Johnson at the moment. The most recent is from the Huskers which may be the school that Johnson knows the least about, but he is interested in visiting if he has the opportunity.

"I have three offers right now," Johnson said. "I have offers from Indiana, Kentucky and Nebraska. I got the offer from Nebraska last Thursday I think. I don't really know much about Nebraska, but I would like to visit."

Johnson has made a couple trips to this point, but nothing this year yet. He has some summer camps planned which and he could add to the list.

"I went to Florida State last year and to junior day at Miami. I haven't been anywhere this year yet. I am planning on going to camps at Florida State, Miami and the Down and Dirty camp."


Big Red Report Top Stories