January 29, 2007

Texas-OU battle looming for Johnson

As the Class of 2007 begins to wrap itself up in the coming weeks, the stars of tomorrow in the 2008 recruiting class are starting to become household names, especially as colleges begin to send out scholarship offers and Junior Day invites.

While prospects from around the Lone Star State are starting to step into the spotlight for the first time, Gilmer, Texas athlete Justin Johnson has been a known commodity for years. As one of the elite prospects in the 2007-08 recruiting class, Johnson's every action and comment has been under the microscope since his freshman season.

Unlike other prospects, it's not just the talent that has made Johnson such an interesting prospect to view from afar. Instead, it's the amazing storylines. With a close family member already in the Oklahoma program and several current teammates joining the Texas Longhorn program this season, the battle lines in this recruiting race have been drawn out for months, if not longer.

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