After naming a top seven in July, which didn’t include Nebraska, some were surprised to see the Husker land an official visit for Fresno Central High East Campus (CA) four-star corner Jaylon Johnson.
“The thing I will remember most is being on the sidelines before the game seeing all the fans there for the 351 sellout,” said Johnson. “And not only that they knew who all the recruits were and that shows that they care and support the program.”
Johnson said nothing on the trip surprised him. He spent most of the time watching the secondary.
“I think I would fit in,” said Johnson. “I think I could play corner, be able to play man and zone schemes that they run.”
Travel back to California after an official visit is always tiring, but on Monday Johnson’s day had to be brightened, when the four-star product was given his Army All-American jersey.
Johnson will be busy over the next month. Scheduled official visits to Utah, Arizona State and Oklahoma will happen in the next month. USC will also likely get a visit.
“These five schools are the ones I'm talking to the most,” Johnson said last week to Scout. “I talk to them all the time and they all have the same shot right now...Nebraska is in my top five now."
It is hard not make the comparisons between Johnson and Lamar Jackson, a fellow four-star recruit Nebraska landed last year, despite him taking an early official. Jackson during the summer was another player that didn’t have Nebraska as an early leader.
We are efforting more quotes from Johnson regarding his trip and hope to have more in the coming days.