Posted On: 06/16/20 8:22 PM

MANKATO-- After stirring up a Twitter war last week that divided the city of Mankato about their quarterbacks, I took to the westside of Mankato to chat with West RB/SS Owen JohnsonOwenJohnsonRB/LBMankato West | 2021StateMN who I will say off the bat, will be highly-ranked in the Mankato Area city rankings for running backs. We chatted with Johnson about his 2019 season, his recruiting journey, and much more!

Johnson is a top 75 prospect in our Class of 2021 rankings which will be updated in the next week and a half, so stay tuned!

Get to Know Owen JohnsonOwenJohnsonRB/LBMankato West | 2021StateMN

Johnson, a two way player at running back and strong safety, stands 5’11 and a strong 195 pounds for the Mankato West Scarlets. As a player and a person, Johnson is a humble and hardworking prospect that will certainly draw a surprise to some people once they see the gains he has put on this offseason. Johnson says "I love the offseason as much as the season," although, during the lockdown, there was a lot of lost time to lift and less time being together as a team. Johnson’s biggest strength on the gridiron is his athleticism and his physicality

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