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Will Johnson

Michigan

Will Johnson

HT:

6020

WT:

205

YR:

JR

POS:

CB

OVR RK

1

POS RK

CEILING POTENTIAL

Elite

OVR RK

PLAYSTYLE & SCHEME FIT

A quintessential lockdown corner, Johnson can effectively erase half the field, granting defensive coordinators greater creativity with coverage schemes and blitzes. Will Johnson primarily aligns as an outside cornerback, with notable experience in the slot as well. His skill set and physical build make him an ideal fit for a team that employs a mix of man and zone coverages, where his length and agility can be best utilized.

SCOUTING REPORT

Will Johnson projects as an early first-round pick in the 2025 NFL Draft. His combination of size, speed, and coverage skills make him one of the top cornerback prospects. With continued development and refinement of his technique, Johnson has the potential to become a shutdown cornerback at the NFL level, capable of handling the league's best receivers.

Primary scout:

Brandon Lundberg

KEY STRENGTHS

Great Closing Burst and Speed

Lock Down Corner

High Football IQ

KEY WEAKNESSES

In Phase Ball Location

Open Field Tackling

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