Johnson Talks About Texas Offer

Johnson Talks About Texas Offer

Skyline wide receiver Thomas Johnson has left Austin with an offer, but not a commitment. What is he waiting on? Is Texas out in front for his services? Come inside for the latest.

A Texas offer for Skyline wide receiver Thomas Johnson never seemed to be in doubt; it was more of a question if the junior would accept it?

On Sunday afternoon, the 2012 standout got his Texas offer, but like many on this day elected to wait a little bit longer before making any decision.

"It was great. It felt really good to be offered by the head coach himself, face-to-face," said Johnson to Scout.com on Sunday night. "With the significance Mack Brown has in the Texas community, it was truly an honor to get to talk with him.

"It was just my parents, myself, Coach Chambers and my tour guide in the meeting with Coach Brown. He pretty much did all the talking, telling me I had the offer and could do with it what I liked."

While the thought of committing on the spot crossed Johnson's mind the 6-foot, 175 prospect elected to decide on a later date, hoping a decision has been made by his senior year.

"I really just wanted time to think about it," said Johnson. "I never rush into anything. I really take my time on stuff that is important. They didn't try to pressure more or anything. Coach just told me the offer was there if I wanted it…I know a lot of guys commit on the spot, but it made me feel great to think about it. The last thing I want to do is decommit down the road."

Johnson know holds offers from Texas, Arizona, Auburn, Baylor, California, Iowa, Miami, Purdue, Texas A&M, TCU, UCLA, and USC.

"I would say they are up there in terms of my recruitment, but I don't have anyone in a set particular order. I'm still open. Now that I have all my junior days done, I'm just really going to try to figure out everything with my parents and stuff as far as it comes to schools."

In limited action due to a knee injury in 2010, Johnson pulled in 20 receptions for 360 yards and two touchdowns.

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