Keyshawn Johnson Jr. announces football pledge to Nebraska
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) The son of former NFL receiver Keyshawn Johnson says he will play college football at Nebraska.
Keyshawn Johnson Jr. made the announcement Wednesday in a video produced by BleacherReport.com. The 6-foot-1, 195-pounder is rated a four-star prospect by three major recruiting services.
Johnson will be a senior at Calabasas High School in California this fall and can sign a letter of intent in February. His family's relationship with coach Mike Riley goes back to when Riley was Keyshawn Sr.'s offensive coordinator at Southern California in the mid-1990s.
The younger Johnson also had scholarship offers from Alabama, Ohio State and USC, among others.
Keyshawn Sr. was a consensus All-American for USC in 1995. He was the No.1 overall NFL draft pick in 1996 and played 11 seasons for four teams.