Iowa State was listed among the top six schools for Manvel, Texas linebacker Brian Johnson when he released his list on Twitter on Tuesday. The Cyclones were included on the list with Oklahoma State, Baylor, Louisville, Missouri and Indiana.
Top 6‼️ pic.twitter.com/L1N6jPxzsT
— 6️⃣era‼️‼️ (@brianojohnson) April 29, 2017
Johnson, a 6-foot-1.5, 183-pound outside linebacker, is listed as the No. 47 outside linebacker in the class and No. 81 prospect in Texas for the class of 2018. He is the No. 668 player in the class overall, according to 247Composite.
He recorded 62 tackles, six of them for loss, three sacks, seven pass breakups, two forced fumbles and fumble recoveries and intercepted a pass during his junior season for Manvel. Fellow Texan, and Iowa State commit, wide receiver Sterling Galban has even gotten in on the efforts of recruiting Johnson.
Show him some love! https://t.co/Qtp94r0AoX
— Sterling Galban¹ (@its_show1time) May 2, 2017
The Cyclones have landed three commitments in the last two weeks from Galban, Australian punter Corey Dunn and California quarterback Re-al Mitchell. Iowa State has five commits in the class overall.