VERBAL: Lockett connection pays off w/ safety

OREGON STATE assistant coach Telly Lockette back in the day coached safety Michael Johnson for a year at Miami Central. Johnson, a 6-2, 185-pound safety moved on to another high school and two junior colleges in the time since. On Thursday, he verbally committed to Oregon State and will rejoin Lockette in Corvallis as a mid-year transfer in January.

Michael Johnson took to twitter to make his announcement.



Johnson is now at Mount San Jacinto after greyshirting this past year at ASA College in Miami.

Johnson signed with Louisville as p[art of their 2013 class over offers from Nebraska, LSU, West Virginia and others, but he failed to qualify academically.

Johnson, who has four years to play three, is on pace to graduate and receive his AA degree in December. He would then eligible to enroll at Oregon State in January and go through spring ball with the Beavs.




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— Michael Johnson (@Chosen_MJ1) June 4, 2015


Johnson is now at Mount San Jacinto after greyshirting this past year at ASA College in Miami.

Johnson signed with Louisville as p[art of their 2013 class over offers from Nebraska, LSU, West Virginia and others, but he failed to qualify academically.

Johnson, who has four years to play three, is on pace to graduate and receive his AA degree in December. He would then eligible to enroll at Oregon State in January and go through spring ball with the Beavs.

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See what Beaver fans are saying here

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