"Coach Henson (from LSU) called me like three hours after I committed to Ole Miss. He said I had an offer, and it will be official when they get my transcript. It has been hard getting my transcript out of New Orleans. A lot of the computers are down, and it has just been a hassle. But Coach Henson told me to not worry about it, that I have a scholarship waiting on me at LSU."
Does an offer from Johnson's home state school change his
status as being committed to the Rebels?
"No sir, I am still committed
to Ole Miss. I like their staff a lot. I get a long with them real good, and I
love their facilities. Their new indoor facility is great. I just felt at home
Rishaw earned his scholarship from Ole Miss after a great
showing at their senior camp; does Johnson have anymore camps on tap this summer?
will be attending the FSU camp from July 5-8, and I actually just got back from
a camp at Southern Mississippi. After the FSU camp, I will probably go to the
LSU camp in July. I might go to the Mississippi State camp in July too. They have
been calling, and they said they liked what they saw from my film. But, I doubt
I will go to that camp because I think it is held on the same day as the LSU camp."
might wonder why a kid who is committed wants to camp at other universities.
want to go to as many camps as I can so I can improve my game. You are always
learning new techniques and competing against great players at each camp you to
go to. I do not look at it as a recruiting trip, or anything like that, I look
at it as a way to improve my game."
It is rumored that FSU could be
getting close to offering Johnson a scholarship.
"I talked to Coach
Mark McKale last week. They said they were going to give me a formal scholarship
offer when I come to their camp. They said that was a part of their process. I
have been talking to him every week since he came to my practice at Hammond."
a FSU offer sway his decision?
"Both FSU and LSU are great schools,
but I am happy with my decision."
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