Three-star JUCO CB commits to ISU

 So much for a holiday break.

 New Iowa State football coach Matt Campbell and his staff continued their rapid-fire recruiting efforts Wednesday, drumming up a commitment from high-end JUCO cornerback, Lonnie Johnson.


  Johnson, a three-star recruit according to, stands 6-3 and weighs 205 pounds according to the Garden City (Kan.) Community College website.

 According to Alex Halsted of, Johnson (who hails from Gary, Ind.) originally committed to Ohio State out of high school, but eventually went the JUCO route. 

 Check out the converted wide receiver’s highlights below.


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Rob, an Ames native, joined Cyclone Fanatic in August, 2014 after nearly a decade and a half of working at Iowa's two largest newspapers. He spent 10 years at the Des Moines Register and, after a brief stint in public relations, joined the Cedar Rapids Gazette as an Iowa State correspondent three years ago. Rob specializes in feature stories for CF.

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