April 26, 2012

Keeon Johnson updates his recruitment

There's no denying who the standout was at last Saturday's Shrine Bowl combine held at Eastern Alamance High in Mebane, N.C. Wide receiver Keeon Johnson made his case for being one of the best prospects in the state.

Checking in at 6-foot-2, 198 pounds, Johnson blistered his 40-yard dashes in 4.37 and 4.53 seconds. He also had a 37.2-inch vertical leap and did 18 reps at 185 pounds on the bench press.

Of course, Johnson proved last fall he is a pretty talented receiver as well. He made 39 catches for 795 yards and nine touchdowns. That helped Johnson collect seven offers: Duke, East Carolina, NC State, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Virginia and Wake Forest. Three schools have risen to the top of his list.

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