There are just two new names in the linebacker room, both of which will join the program in the fall.
Jordan Brown – freshman (arriving in the fall) – Huntsville, Texas (Huntsville HS)
Brown was ranked as a three-star prospect by 247Sports and a top-100 outside linebacker in the nation by the service. Brown, who measures at 6'0" and 200 pounds, recorded 126 total tackles (81 solo), 5.0 sacks, three interceptions and three forced fumbles during his senior season at Huntsville High School. Brown was named 2019 District 10-5A Co-Defensive Player of the Year.
Jacobi Johnson – freshman (arriving in the fall) – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Midwest City HS)
Johnson was also rated a three-star prospect according to 247Sports, as well as ESPN and the 247Sports Composite ranking system has Johnson as the 15th ranked player in the state of Oklahoma and No. 76 outside linebacker in the country. Johnson was named the 2019 District Defensive Player of the Year following his senior season, where he totaled 93 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss, 6.0 sacks, three forced fumbles, six quarterback hurries and three pass break-ups. A multi-sport athlete who measures at 6'3" and 230 pounds, Johnson also lettered in basketball and track and field. Johnson was also a standout in the classroom, and was a National Honor Society member.
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