Texas receiver Collin Johnson (9) fights for yardage against defensive back Eric Cuffee during a spring football game at Royal-Memorial Stadium on April 15, 2017. RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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HIGHLIGHTS: Texas WR Collin Johnson shines in spring game

Posted April 15th, 2017

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Collin Johnson showed flashes of his potential during his freshman season, including a pair of acrobatic touchdown catches at Texas Tech.

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Judging by his performance Saturday during the Longhorns’ spring game, the 6-foot-6 wide receiver from California might be ready for a breakout in 2017. He caught a pair of touchdown passes and had 98 receiving yards in the first half of the scrimmage.

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The first of his touchdown grabs came on the very first drive, and Johnson instantly fell into a groove with starting quarterback Shane Buechele. Check out some of his highlights below.

Johnson caught 28 passes for 315 yards and three touchdowns as a freshman.

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