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Posted On: 03/20/21 10:45 PM

Getting the chance to expand his role during his junior season opened new college opportunities for  Academy of Holy Angels junior Emmett Johnson Emmett Johnson 6'0" | RB Holy Angels | 2022 State MN . Now, instead of being recruited just as a running back, he is also being recruited at multiple positions – expanding his college football opportunities.

"This season was great for me," Johnson said. "I played both ways this year. My sophomore year, I knew I could play defense, but this year, Coach gave me the opportunity to play both ways. I played a little bit of safety my sophomore year, but this year I was the starter from day one. In some games, my minutes on defense were monitored, but for the most part, I played the whole game both ways."

Promoting himself as a two-way player paid off.

"I started off getting recruited on the offensive side of the ball, but one day I looked at my defensive tape, and I made a highlight, and that got a lot of coaches’ attention. Some of the coaches say they like me on either side of the ball."

Johnson has offers from North Dakota, South Dakota, Northern Iowa, Central Michigan, and Eastern Michigan.

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