July 19, 2007

LSU leads

Yazoo City running back Desmond Johnson holds one scholarship offer so far this recruiting season - and it's from his favorite team. Johnson received an offer in the mail from the LSU coaching staff in early June.

Johnson, a 6-foot, 185-pound back with a 4.45/40 time to his credit, lists the Tigers at the top of his top five.

"LSU's No. 1, then Alabama No. 2, then Auburn three, Mississippi State four and at five, Ole Miss," Johnson said.

Johnson said the LSU coaching staff has told him they like his running ability. He certainly put up impressive, video game-esque numbers as a junior, rushing 283 times for 2,509 yards and 33 scores. And when it comes to playing football on his favorite video game console, Johnson always picks LSU.

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