Diboll's Johnson Likes the Mustangs

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A very intriguing prospect in deep East Texas is Diboll's Antonio Johnson, the versatile Johnson is moving to Offensive Tackle after spending 2008 at Tight End. The 6'5 255 pound junior was named District 20-3A newcomer of the year as a sophomore in 2007 at Defensive End.

"My biggest strength is my versatility, I'll be playing my third position in three years. My quick feet and blocking ability are also strengths," said Johnson who also is a member of the Lumberjacks backetball team.

Antonio doesn't hold any offers right now but it appears SMU is in the early lead for the Diboll athlete. "SMU is my favorite, I visited for junior day and I had a great time," said Johnson. LSU, Houston, Oklahoma, Tulsa, Arkansas State and Oklahoma State are also on Johnson's list.

Last summer Antonio impressed playing for Diboll's seven on seven team showing off good athleticism for a player his size and despite the position change Johnson hopes to still play seven on seven and lead the Lumberjacks back to the State Tournament at Texas A&M in July.

The decision for Antonio likely won't come until after the season. The future Kinesiology major wants to focus on helping Diboll win a very tough District 18-3A race and getting past the first round of the playoffs. "We played Gilmer in the bi-district round last year and that was tough, hopefully we will be ready to play a great team like that."


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