Huskers pick up latest commit from Arizona

This year's summer camp was loaded with talent for Nebraska. For this player, he showed up and shortly after he left camp he received a Nebraska offer. Coming from Arizona, he knew about the haul of prep players from Arizona last year and really felt a lot more comfortable with Nebraska knowing that they were there already.

The latest Nebraska commit is Keelan Johnson from Mesa (Az.). The 6-foot-0 and 200-pound Johnson will be a defensive back recruit for Nebraska.

"I just committed to Nebraska," Johnson said. "You were the first one to call me."

Johnson said that when he was up in Lincoln earlier this summer for a camp that he liked the coaches and enjoyed how things were really run.

"At the three day camp there this summer, I saw how the program was run up close and I really liked that and the stability of their team."

Johnson is well aware of the prep players that committed to Nebraska as part of the 2007 class and he definitely considered that in his decision.

"There are a lot of Arizona kids out there. The fact that they are all out there influenced me and has me believing in my decision."

Johnson could play offense or defense in college, but according to him Nebraska is looking at him for the defensive secondary.

"Nebraska likes me as a safety. I just look forward to making plays for them on defense. I have played offense, mainly, up until now."

Johnson said that he hopes tat this decision will alleviate a lot of pressure that he has really felt recently with recruiting. From that end, it sounds like his process is done.

"Yeah, I am really excited (to be a Husker). A lot of pressure should be off of my shoulders now."

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