May 7, 2007

Johnson talks about Junior Day

Chris Johnson planned to step foot on the UConn campus for Junior Day on April 27 and, after seeing the facilities and what life was like for a UConn football player, was hoping to commit that day.

That didn't happen - but not due to any fault of Johnson's.

Rather, the Philadelphia (Pa.) Roman Catholic quarterback walked off that day without a scholarship offer, preventing him from verbally joining the Huskies' football program.

The 6-foot-1, 198-pounder has built a strong relationship with wide receivers coach Matt Cersosimo in recent months and the two were finally able to meet face-to-face that afternoon.

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