April 3, 2007

The Scoop on James Johnson

One of the big question marks for Wake's 2007 recruiting class comes in the form of a six-foot-eight small forward out of Cheyenne, Wyoming. James Johnson, the No. 55 player in the class of 07 due to the Rivals 150, did not sign in the fall of 2006 due to academic struggles. DeaconsIllustrated caught up with him to discuss his current progress.

"I need to take the SAT in May," Johnson told the Wake Rivals staff. "Everything is going well in my classes, but I still need to take the test. Coach Kelsey, Coach Prosser, and I are meeting to discuss everything." The signing period begins next week, and James assured us he's signing with Wake. He's determined to play for Wake next fall and all signs point to him wearing the Black & Gold in just a matter of months.

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