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Keyshawn Johnson Jr. to transfer to Arizona, per report

Kevin Sumlin’s first addition

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Former Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr. will transfer to the Arizona Wildcats to play under soon-to-be head coach Kevin Sumlin, reports Nate Clouse of Rivals.

The 6-foot-1, 195-pound Johnson was a four-star prospect out of Calabasas High School in 2017. The freshman was cited for marijuana and drug paraphernalia possession in June which led him to leave the Nebraska program.

Then in December, Johnson officially announced he would not return to the Huskers.

Since Johnson did not play at Nebraska, he should be eligible to play for Arizona in 2018 (if Clouse’s report is true).

The Southern California native is the son of former NFL wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson who was the No. 1 pick out of USC in 1996.

Arizona returns all but one of its top receivers in 2018 so Johnson will certainly have his work cut out for him to make the rotation.

However, Arizona will graduate Shawn Poindexter and Shun Brown after the 2018 season, plus its receiving corps isn’t all that talented to begin with, so Johnson should have a good chance to be an impact player for the Wildcats at some point.

Johnson had offers from Alabama, Ohio State, Florida State, USC, UCLA, and several other powerhouse schools coming out of high school.

He was the No. 44 receiver in his class.

Johnson caught 157 passes in his three seasons at Calabasas, totaling more than 2,300 receiving yards and 20 receiving touchdowns.

In his senior season, Johnson helped Calabasas to its second consecutive Southern Section title. Johnson caught 48 passes for 812 yards, an average of nearly 17 yards per catch, and had 11 receiving touchdowns that year.

As a junior, Johnson led Calabasas with 68 receptions for 944 yards, while grabbing six touchdowns.

Here are his junior year highlights: