|Deonte "DJ" Johnson. Image via College Spun.|
Miami reached out to the other side of the country for the eighth member of its 2017 recruiting class. Sacramento, California high school rising senior defensive end Deonte "DJ" Johnson committed to The U on Monday.
Johnson was a highly sought-after prospect, with scholarship offers from multiple schools, which included Alabama, Cal, Clemson, Florida State, and Georgia.
247Sports.com grades Johnson as a composite four-star weak-side defensive end prospect. The recruiting website ranks Johnson at no. 8 among weak-side DE prospects for 2017, at no. 15 among 2017 prospects from the state of California, and at no. 102 in its composite national rankings for 2017.
Johnson attends Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, Ca. He stands 6'5, and weighs 240 lbs.
(via State of The U)