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Three-star WR Gilbert Johnson commits to Texas

Posted January 4th, 2015

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The Florida Five is now complete at Texas, as three-star wide receiver Gilbert Johnson committed to the Longhorns on Sunday.

Johnson, originally of Florida and currently at a prep school in Georgia, is the fifth Miami player to pledge to Texas’ 2015 class. His announcement, made via Twitter, comes one day after four-star Miami prospects Devonaire Clarington (tight end) and Tim Irvin (defensive back) committed to Texas at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. On Thursday, Clarington’s high school teammate at Booker T. Washington, four-star cornerback Davante Davis, committed to the Horns. Last month, three-star linebacker Cecil Cherry became the first of the Florida Five to commit.

https://twitter.com/Johnson__3/status/551831105339666432

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Johnson’s commitment is Texas’ fifth in the first four days of 2015. He is the 26th member of a class that 247 Sports ranks ninth in the country.

Johnson (6-2, 190) signed with Georgia last year but detoured to Georgia Prep Sports Academy.

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