Coming into the summer class of 2015 Homerville (Ga.) Clinch County cornerback Octavis Johnson set out to make a name for himself. He loaded up his camp schedule hoping to perform well and catch the attention of college coaches.
After a strong showing at Clemson earned him an offer from the Tigers in June, he completed his summer travels by showing out and earning another offer at Florida State.
"It means a lot," Johnson said of the offer from the Seminoles. "Florida State is one of the top schools that I've been wanting to go to since I've been coming up."
Johnson toured the Tallahassee campus and came away impressed, calling it "great."
As far as the Tigers, he said the coaches have been in regular contact since extending the offer.
"They've been checking on me to see how I've been doing," Johnson said. "It shows they care about me and what's going on."
Johnson said he's paid close attention to Clemson's recent success in Georgia and will be watching closely to see how the Tigers do this fall. As far as his trip to Clemson, he said he came away impressed.
"The whole campus is terrific," he said. "It was great to get to see it in person."