Johnson talks visits, recruiting

Cabrillo (Long Beach, Ca.) WR Rahshead Johnson spoke with recently and said, while he is "still solid" to Washington, he has plans to visit two other Pac 12 schools...

"Recruiting has gone well for me pretty much," Johnson told "I'm still solid to Washington and I really like what they have to offer there, but I'm also looking at visiting a couple of other schools after I visit Washington for their first game against Boise State (on August 31st).

"I'm looking at Arizona State and Arizona for my other two visits. They've been recruiting me for a while and I just want to compare Washington to what they have to offer.

"I've really only been to see Washington and I've also seen USC and all they have to offer too, but I wanted to get out and see Arizona and ASU just to see what it is like there and what their programs are like."

Johnson committed to Washington last summer during the Rising Stars camp and he spent time about a month and a half ago on campus for a repeat performance.

"I've been up there a couple of times and every time I'm there, it just feels right. It feels like home," Johnson said. "I love the coaching staff there. Coach (Eric) Keisau is great. I love the way he coaches and I've talked to the guys up there and they like him a lot too.

"I also really respect coach (Steve) Sarkisian and my friend (John Ross) is also up there. He's like my big brother, so it's just very comfortable for me."

As proof of Johnson's commitment to Washington, he's been hard at work recruiting a couple of high-profile players from his area including current UW commit, Erik Brown.

"I was recruiting Erik all along and I got him to join me (at Washington) and now I'm working on (St. John Bosco CB) Naijiel Hale and (Long Beach Poly S) Juju Smith," Johnson said. "They both have lots of offers, but I talk to them about U-Dub all the time and I think I can get them to come up and a visit."

Johnson's first game for Cabrillo will on August 30th vs. Norwalk and he and his teammates have already begun training camp while preparing for the 2013 season.

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