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New Boston’s Jawuan Johnson Switches Commitment to Northern Illinois

New Boston DB Jawuan Johnson. (Courtesy Network Athletics)

One of New Boston’s top defensive playmakers has decided to change his commitment.

Senior defensive back Jawuan Johnson committed to Northern Illinois on Wednesday afternoon after receiving an offer from the Huskies, according to Network Athletics.

Johnson committed to Charlotte two weeks ago but the NIU offer resulted in him changing his mind.

NIU is the fourth school to offer the 6-foot, 195-pounder and the first Division I FBS program. Charlotte is restarting its football program and will compete in Division I FCS in 2013-14 before jumping to FBS in 2015.

Grambling State (FCS) and Southern Arkansas (Division II) have also offered Johnson, who had 101 tackles, five interceptions, two forced fumbles, and three defensive touchdowns in 2012, when New Boston finished 12-1 with a Class 2A Division I Region II final appearance.

New Boston, which must replace 3,200-yard rusher and Oregon State signee Damien Haskins, enters the season ranked No. 3 in Class 2A Division I by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine. TheOldCoach.com’s Friday Night Football magazine ranks New Boston 11th.

 

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