College Football

Keyshawn Johnson Jr. Adds Miami Hurricanes to List of Scholarship Offers

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Chris RolingFeatured ColumnistMarch 28, 2014

Keyshawn Johnson Jr. is the hottest name in the recruiting world, especially now that the Miami Hurricanes have stepped into the fray for the elite class of 2017 wideout.

According to Greg Biggins of Fox Sports, Miami is simply the latest in what is sure to be a long line of schools to offer Johnson a scholarship:

At 6'1" and 180 pounds, Johnson is already making waves in the recruiting world—beyond the fact that he's the son of former NFL Pro Bowler Keyshawn Johnson, who played his college ball at USC after an extensive recruiting process.

Dad took to Twitter to celebrate the news:

Trojan fans should not fret, as USC is predicted to be a favorite to land Johnson, according to the experts at 247 Sports. But Miami joins a long list of potential suitors that includes prestigious programs such as Ohio State, Florida State and Arizona State.

Johnson is sure to take his time with the process and believes his game compares favorably to that of Clemson's Sammy Watkins, touted by many experts as the best wideout set to enter the 2014 NFL draft:

Johnson has plenty of growing to do in order to fill out his ideal frame, but the intangibles on film are already evident. His skills will only continue to mature under the tutelage of one of the best pro wideouts in recent memory, so expect scholarship offers to continue to flow.

For Miami, Johnson would be a huge get. The program is in the midst of a renaissance, and the addition of such a big talent will only cause a further influx of top recruits as the Hurricanes continue their climb back to the top.

 

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