Published 12:10 am Saturday, May 27, 2017

One of Roschon Johnson’s choices for college now includes teams that played for the national championship three seasons ago.

The Port Neches-Groves quarterback announced on Twitter Friday that Ohio State offered him a scholarship. That came three days after he tweeted that Oregon made him an offer.

After a phenomenal sophomore season that saw him earn the honor of Port Arthur News’ Super Team MVP, Johnson has drawn the attention of numerous Power Five conference powerhouses, including Texas, Texas A&M, Oklahoma and Tennessee. This month alone, Johnson announced offers from Utah and Tennessee as well as the two schools this week.

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Ohio State beat Oregon 42-20 in the first College Football Playoff title game on Jan. 12, 2015, in Arlington.

About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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