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Daje Johnson interested in Texas

Class of 2012 athlete contacted Texas coaches to find out their interest in him

Updated: September 13, 2011, 7:55 PM ET
By William Wilkerson | HornsNation
AUSTIN, Texas -- Class of 2012 athlete Daje Johnson (Pflugerville, Texas/Hendrickson) is still solid with his commitment to TCU. But that didn't stop him from texting Longhorns coach Mack Brown on Saturday to gauge Texas' interest level.
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Tom Hauck for ESPN.comWhile he remains committed to TCU, Daje Johnson has a renewed interest in Texas.
Johnson, who committed to the Horned Frogs on March 24, got Brown's number from Longhorns commitment Cayleb Jones (Austin, Texas/ Austin). He reached out to Brown just before Texas' game against BYU, but hasn't heard back.

"I do have interest in the Longhorns. I'm not going to lie," Johnson said. "But they haven't contacted me."


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