February 27, 2007

Texarkana back takes in UA junior day

One of the most talented Natural State athletes in the 2008 recruiting class is Texarkana (Ark.) running back Dennis Johnson, and he had a chance to get a first-hand look at Arkansas on Saturday.

Johnson, 5-foot-8, 180 pounds, has over 3,200 career rushing yards, and he has a chance to top 5,000 career yards before his high school season is finished. Johnson offered a rundown of Saturday's events.

"First, we all met at the Broyles Complex [at 10:30 a.m.] and got to know everybody, meet all the coaches and all that," Johnson said. "After that, we ate and went to the [Arkansas vs. Tennessee basketball] game. After the game, they took us to the weight room which was a good facility. I liked that. They showed us the shakes and stuff that they drink and all that. The weight trainer talked to us about all that.

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