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Derek Johnson is all about Texas

100% Texas

The lone out of state commit currently in the Texas Longhorn 2009 recruiting class is Hoxie defensive tackle Derek Johnson. The quick and explosive interior line prospect has fought off the instate pressure to play at Arkansas and is 100% committed to Texas. On Thursday afternoon in the Mustangs field house, Johnson sat down with Burnt Orange Beat to talk about a variety of topics.

Hoxie defensive tackle Derek Johnson is in an interesting position. He plays his high school football in the state of Arkansas, but will play his college ball at the University of Texas. Living in a state where the Longhorns are a hated rival dating back many years, the 6-2.5, 310-pounder faces the daily questions about whether he is going to change his mind. Judging by the car he drove to the...

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