Johnson played mostly at guard during the past three years. However, DeMatha coach Bill McGregor, a Pittsburgh native, said Monday that Johnson is among the most versatile offensive linemen he's had during his 28-year career at DeMatha.Johnson is a 3-star recruit on ESPN.com and is rated the #45 Offensive Lineman (Need to be an insider to view) in the country. He's also a 3-star recruit according to Rivals.com.
"He can play multiple positions, and I'm sure he'll be big enough to play tackle at Pitt," McGregor said. "He's definitely excited about the challenge and having an opportunity to play for Coach Wannstedt.
He chose Pitt over a bunch of schools including Wake Forest, UCONN, NC State, Virginia, and Boston College among others.