Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 9/12/13
As it stands today, Louisville offensive coordinator Shawn Watson is pretty loaded in the backfield. However, when it comes to recruiting, you’re always looking to add continued talent and depth. D’Ernest Johnson, a four star running back from  Immokalee, FL., is currently a top target for Charlie Strong’s staff and apparently the feeling is mutual. Johnson shared this photo on his Twitter account on Wednesday afternoon.   Johnson, a 5-foot-11, 190-pound, prospect had verbally committed to North Carolina in late May, but decided to reopen his recruiting in early August. He took an unofficial visit to Louisville in late July and with the Cardinals now considered to be one of the favorites, his visit to the Derby City may have led to his de-commitment. Rivals.com ranks Johnson as a four star prospect. He’s considered to be one of the top 20 running backs in the country. Johnson also has offers from Minnesota, Georgia, Ole Miss, Wake Forest and West Virginia. He’d be a big time additi...
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