UTSA Lands Graduate Transfer QB

Former Sam Houston State QB Jared Johnson will be joining the Roadrunners as a Graduate Transfer.

Former Sam Houston State quarterback Jared Johnson will transfer UTSA and be eligible to play immediately, InsideRunnerSports learned Sunday.

Johnson was originally recruited out of South Grand Prairie High School where he was a Scout.com three-star recruit. He joined Sam Houston State as part of the 2012 recruiting class.In 2013 he redshirtted before starting the last two seasons for the Bearkats. 

In 2015, Johnson was named the Southland Conference Offensive Player of the year where he threw for 2,216 yards with 18 touchdowns and two interceptions while having a 57.5 pass completion percentage.

At 6’1” and 215lbs, Johnson is a true dual-threat quarterback. He has already graduated from Sam Houston State and will have one year of eligibility remaining.

Currently, UTSA only has three quarterbacks on their spring roster (Dalton Sturm, Manny Harris, and Jaylon Henderson). 


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