Huskers in a good position with Johnson

There aren't a lot of reasons, like there usually is, to come and scout Central Texas. It's a bit of a down year for talent in the area, but that doesn't mean that teams should overlook a top player like Victor Johnson. Johnson has the size and the speed that people are looking for at the safety position.

At 6-foot-1, Victor Johnson has that height that you like to have in your safeties. The standout from Waco (Texas) has 129 tackles last year and is working to be better this fall.

"I have been working out and getting ready for the next season," Johnson said. "I have been focusing on my strength and speed. Basically everything to get ready for next season."

Johnson hasn't picked up any new offers recently, but the schools that have offered to this point are pretty impressive. Johnson says that the offer total still stands at six.

"Recruiting is going pretty well. I haven't picked up any new offers lately. I have offers from Nebraska, Miami, Baylor, Texas Tech, Kansas State and Oklahoma State."

Recently, Johnson was able to take an unofficial visit to Stillwater. There wasn't much there at Oklahoma State that he didn't like.

"I went to Oklahoma State not too long ago. I liked it. I liked their whole system. I liked the school and everything. It's nice down there."

As for now, Johnson seems down with summer trips, but will take his official visits this fall. Getting that list of official visit schools to five might be a little bit of a trick.

"I am going to wait until my season comes and take some trips. I would like to visit Nebraska, Oklahoma State, Texas, Miami and maybe Oklahoma. I don't know about Texas right now. Maybe Texas A&M is on there."

Nebraska is in a very good position with Johnson. Admittedly, he says that he likes Nebraska a lot and the coach that is recruiting him. Unfortunately, he just doesn't know a lot about the school or the tradition of Nebraska.

"Right now, I don't know too much about them or their school. I have been in touch with Nebraska quite a bit. Coach Shawn Watson has been texting me from there."

Besides having 129 total tackles last year, 70 of them solo, Johnson added forced four fumbles and had two interceptions. Johnson earned Newcomer of the Year honors and the Red Heart Award which is given to the defensive player who plays their heart out throughout the entire season.

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