May 20, 2012

Huskers consider offering Florida speedster

Most 5-foot-7, 153-pound high school running backs struggle to convince college coaches that their small stature won't affect them in a Division I transition. T.J. Johnson hasn't had that problem.

The Island Coast High School product has convinced college coaches from Notre Dame, Tennessee, Miami (Fla.) and South Florida that his size will not be a problem in adjusting to play at the next level. Of course, his 4.31 40-yard dash may also have them convinced.

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