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Johnson's recruitment ‘taking flight'

Johnson's recruitment ‘taking flight'

Roderick Johnson is certainly big at 6-foot-7, 320 pounds, but his personality may be bigger. Complete with an old soul and an old-school vibe about him, he takes most big news right in stride. However, when Nick Saban and Alabama offered on Wednesday, it was tough for the offensive line prospect to mask his calm.

"Things are taking flight now," said Roderick Johnson of his recruitment. "I talked to Alabama on the phone today, got to talk to the big boss Nick Saban. "He watched my film and came with the big scholarship. I tried to keep my calm, but I was smiling on the inside." It was a wild Wednesday for Johnson, who also added an offer from Florida State earlier in the day. The attention hasn't been...

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