November 6, 2006

Johnson ready to prove doubters wrong

Gilmer's 6-2, 220-pound Justin Johnson was recently named the No.5 player in the state of Texas in the first release of the Lone Star Recruiting rankings for 2008, but that spot on the list left him wanting for more.

Johnson currently has more than two dozen offers, but he's not allowing himself to get caught up in the drama that will almost certainly follow him when the recruiting battles pick up in earnest next year.

For now schools like Texas, Oklahoma, Florida and Notre Dame will just have to sit tight because Johnson's not ready to show his cards, even if many believe that the Longhorns and Sooners are the front-runners for his commitment.

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