Four Star Running Back Commits to West Virginia

(Photo courtesy of Justin Johnson’s Twitter account)

Morgantown, West Virginia – Moments ago, four star running back Justin Johnson Jr. committed to play for the West Virginia Mountaineers!

Johnson, a 2021 class recruit, chose the Mountaineers over his final six of Michigan State, Minnesota, California, Louisville and Washington State.  A native of Edwardsville, Illinois, Johnson is currently ranked as the 3rd best player in the state of Illinois and the 14th best running back in the entire nation.

Following a loss to Oklahoma State on the road, this is a monster get for Head Coach Neal Brown and staff!

Check out Johnson’s incredible junior year highlights below:

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