Florida football has a second chance to land a guy that they just missed out on earlier in his recruitment.
Ever since Colorado’s spring game, Deion Sanders has had to deal with a lot of roster turnover with plenty of decommitments and guys entering into the transfer portal.
One of those guys is Ju’Juan Johnson, a former 4-star recruit out of Lafayette, Louisiana. When his recruitment came to a close (we thought) he was deciding between Florida, Colorado, and LSU, before pledging to go play for Coach Prime and the Buffs.
Now, in search of a new home, it figures to be either Florida or LSU for the elite athlete.
Johnson will take his time making his next decision, with his trip to Gainesville scheduled for early June. But he already appears excited to be back in The Swamp.
247 Sports Composite Rankings have Johnson ranked as the 236th-best player in the class of 2024, the 19th-best athlete, and the 6th-best player coming out of Louisiana.
Johnson also runs track and ran a 1st-place 50.87 400m at the Louisians 2A state meet in Spring 2022.
While Ju’Juan was slated to play corner for Colorado, he played both QB and wide receiver as well in high school. He’s a true do-it-all guy and could play anywhere for the Gators.
That said, he’ll likely stay at corner.
With Corey Raymond coaching the secondary, Johnson knows that he’ll be in good hands if he decides to be a Gator.
It won’t be easy to take him from his home state Tigers. Steve Wiltfong quickly put in a prediction that Ju’Juan would end up at LSU after he decommitted, but no visit has been scheduled as of right now.
Adding Johnson to his already impressive 2024 class would be big for Billy Napier, and would help move the Gators closer to the top in the ’24 cycle.
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