Rahyme Johnson is a 6-foot-5, 205 pound outside linebacker/wide receiver who was offered a scholarship to play for the BYU football team earlier today (Class of 2017).
Extremely blessed to have received an offer from Brigham Young University! #GoCougs 🐾 #BYU 🤘🏾 pic.twitter.com/02XrDhdPeL
— Rahyme_Johnson16 (@rahyme_johnson) May 9, 2016
BYU seeks to flip the Los Angeles native who has been committed to UCLA since last July. Johnson preps at Bishop Mora Salesian High School, where in eight games as a junior he had 52 tackles (33 solo), three passes deflected, one quarterback hurry, one tackle for loss, one sack, and two catches for 65 yards. He runs a 10.8-100m, blazing fast for someone his size, and also plays for the basketball team.
Johnson is rated 4-stars by Scout, and 3-stars by Rivals and ESPN (grade of 79). Scout ranks him the No. 2 OLB in the west. Johnson holds scholarship offers from Cal, Fresno State, Hawaii, Illinois, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Oregon State, San Diego State, Utah, Washington, and Washington State. He is also being recruited by Arizona, Arizona State, Boise State, Michigan and Oklahoma. He committed to UCLA on July 24, 2015 but is still making college visits and exploring his options.
|Hometown:||Los Angeles, California||High School:||Bishop Mora Salesian|
|Class:||2017||HT/WT:||6’5”, 205 lbs.|
|Position:||Outside Linebacker||40/100m time:||4.62, 10.8|
|Profiles:||MaxPreps, HUDL||Squat:||415 lbs|
|[usrlist Rivals:4 Scout:4 ESPN:3 avg=”true”]||Offers: BYU, Cal, Fresno State, Hawaii, Illinois, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Oregon State, San Diego State, Utah, Washington, and Washington State|
- UCLA commit Rahyme Johnson recaps weekend visit to Nebraska – Greg Biggins, Scout Recruiting, April 21, 2016
Rahyme Johnson is a recruit for the BYU Class of 2017. For a comprehensive list of all of BYU’s c/o ’17 recruits and commitments click here. If you have any additional information or insight about this recruit, please include it in the comment section below.