Five-star running back Stafon Johnson (5-11, 200, 4.4) from Los Angeles (Calif.) Dorsey is one of many great football players who will participate in the US Army All-American Bowl on Saturday. Rivals.com were able to get a few moments with him during a break from practice.
"I'm out in San Antonio for the US Army Bowl game," Johnson said. "It is cool, real cool. I'm getting see all the talented players from around the country."
"I'm doing pretty good at practice," Johnson said. "My ankle that I injured against Crenshaw is only about 65 per cent."
"They have me playing safety," Johnson said. "You know how that goes."
"For some reason they had me down as a safety," Johnson said. "But I will play a little running back."
"I'm hanging out with Jonas Mouton, Jai Eugene, and Jamere Holland," Johnson said. "We are having fun."
How is the recruiting front going for Johnson?
"I've already taken a visit to USC," Johnson said. "Of course, I was tempted to commit, but all schools will do something to at least tempt you to commit."
"I have set up three more trips in January to Georgia, LSU and Washington," Johnson said. "I don't have the exact dates with me."
"I'm not sure if I will take another visit or not," Johnson said. "I had thought I was going to make an earlier decision, but it looks I will be making my decision closer to signing day."
There are a ton of schools that are trying to get Johnson's last visit. Johnson mentioned Fresno State, Miami and Florida as three of them.
Johnson ended up rushing for 1,866 yards and 17 touchdowns while averaging 8.8 yards per carry. He also returned a punt for a touchdown and passed for a touchdown.
Johnson is a member of the Rivals.com Rivals100 for the class of 2006 landing as the nation's No. 9 prospect. Rivals.com ranks Johnson as the nation's No. 2 running back prospect and made the Rivals.com preseason California Top 100 team landing as the Golden State's No. 2 prospect at any position.