Sunday, July 28, 2013
Speedy Garrett Johnson picks Kentucky
The Kentucky Wildcats secured a commitment from three-star wide receiver Garrett Johnson (Winter Garden, Fla./West Orange), according to multiple reports.
Arizona, Boston College, Connecticut, Georgia Tech, Iowa State, Marshall, Northwestern, South Florida and Vanderbilt also offered scholarships to the 5-foot-10, 168-pound Johnson.
Clemson, Florida, Florida State, Louisville, Miami (Fla.), North Carolina, North Carolina State and UCF also recruited the under-the-radar prospect.
Johnson first gained recognition with a huge sophomore season. In 2011, he caught 58 passes for 1,014 yards (17.5 average) and 11 touchdowns.
He then displayed great athleticism this spring on the Nike Combine circuit, posting an electronically-timed 4.61 40-yard dash, 4.10 20-yard shuttle, 33.1-inch vertical, 31-foot power throw and 81.33 SPARQ.
Kentucky has 21 commitments for 2014. The Wildcats' class is ranked No. 13 by RecruitingNation.