June 30, 2011

Big TE visits Iowa

Minnesota tight end Will Johnson visited Iowa during spring practice in April, but that was before the Hawkeyes had offered a scholarship. The 6-foot-7, 245-pound Johnson, who picked up an offer in early June, returned to Iowa City this week and felt like he was able to get more out of it this time.

"I've been to Iowa once before, but it was really good going back. I got a lot better feel for everything this time," said Johnson. "They took me around campus, showed me the academic center, and then I got to sit down and talk with the coaches, including Coach Ferentz."

Along with Iowa, Johnson currently holds scholarship offers from Minnesota, Auburn, Ole Miss, Boston College, Iowa State, and Northern Illinois.

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