Collin Johnson is the younger brother of 2015 Texas verbal commitment Kirk Johnson. Johnson & Johnson decided to end all speculation and make their verbal pledge to head coach Charlie Strong and the rest of the Texas coaching staff back in April.
Collin is a 6-foot-4, 195-pound four-star wide receiver from San Jose (CA) Valley Christian School. He understands how fortunate he and his older brother are for this opportunity.
"I am very excited but at the same time I'm humbled by the opportunity," Johnson said. "My relationship is strong with the coaching staff. My father played with coach [Les] Koenning my wide receiver coach and played with coach Vance (Bedford) the defense coordinator so my whole family has a pretty good relationship with the coaches."
Collin Johnson is eagerly anticipating playing for the Texas fans.
"I love my Texas fans," Johnson said. "When me and my brother get to Texas we understand we have a standard to live up to from my father and how coach Strong runs the football program. The Texas fans can expect a playmaker and somebody who is going to push this program back in the right direction. I'm 6'5 195 pounds and am not fully grown into my body. Strength of my game is my physicality, my blocking and adjusting and catching the ball. I'm trying to work on is the details of route running and working with my quarterback about our timing."
Johnson is looking for the very best high school football players in the class of 2016 to help bring Texas back to the promise land.
"I don't have a name that is coming to mind," Johnson said. "But I want a recruit that understands what coach Strong is trying to do and a great football player that loves to compete, and wants to lead this 2016 class with me."