Johnson Ready To Compete

With National Signing Day in the rear view mirrorw, DeaconSports caught up with cornerback Kevin Johnson to get his thoughts on his senior season at River Hill as well his his feelings on signing with Wake Forest.

Kevin Johnson had a spectacular senior season while playing both ways at River Hill High School. Johnson ran for 1,350 yards, caught 500 yards worth of passes, and totaled 23 touchdowns on offense. He also accumulated 3 interceptions and 35 tackles on the defensive side of the ball.

For his efforts, Johnson was selected County Player of the Year, 1st Team All-Metro, as well as 1st Team All-State. Johnson was also selected, and started, for the Maryland squad in the Crab Bowl.

h "My senior season went pretty well," said Johnson. "We won the championship my junior year and missed going to the championship game by one game this season. We played well overall this season."

Johnson wrapped up his senior season by starting for the Maryland team in the Crab Bowl and the 6'1 corner more than held his own.

"I felt I did very good at the Crab Bowl. I came up and made some tackles on a few D-1 running backs which was good. I also had a couple of pass break-ups. Honestly, I dropped a pick 6 though."

Johnson signed with Wake Forest this past week cannot wait to get there and be reunited with his former River Hill High School teammate Mike Campanaro.

"It's all I have thought about since my season ended. I can't wait to get down there and compete. I am going to work hard everyday and be the best player I can be to help Wake Forest win games."

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