Johnson Hopes to Land Coveted USF Offer

Lakeland (Fla.) junior athlete, Aaron Johnson, holds no scholarship offers to date, but that could certainly change on Saturday afternoon at USF's junior day. If offered, would Johnson pull the trigger and commit?

While he lines up quarterback for nearby Lakeland Senior High School, 2015 athlete, Aaron Johnson, currently has no scholarship offers on the table, but is receiving ascending interest from the likes of South Florida, Florida State, Maryland, UCF, Akron, Indiana and Missouri.

On Saturday afternoon, Johnson will make the short trip over to South Florida's loaded junior day, where we hopes he'll earn his coveted first scholarship offer.

"They haven't said anything about an offer yet, but hopefully it comes tomorrow," Johnson said. "I really like the school and it's local."

Johnson, who reports a 4.48 in the 40-yard dash, is a versatile athlete that can lineup at several positions on the football field.

"I'm an athlete, I'll play whatever from quarterback, running back, wide receiver or defensive back."

Football is an important part of the Lakeland athlete's life, but he knows football doesn't last forever. If he chooses to play his college football closer to home, Johnson knows that the University of South Florida can help him reach his final goals.

"It's (USF) local and I hear they have a very good medical school," Johnson said. "I want to go for Sports Medicine. I would pick them if they could work me into their program and make the best out of me, while making the team better."

If Willie Taggart extended an offer to the athlete at the Bulls' junior day, would Johnson pull the trigger and commit to South Florida?

"Yes, sir, I'll commit."

For a 9-2 Lakeland team in 2013, Johnson completed 76-of-128 passes for 959 yards, 10 touchdowns and five interceptions, while racking up 669 yards and seven touchdowns on 107 carries rushing.

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