“King!” a teammate shouts from across Tempe High School’s crowded weight room. My-King Johnson, an imposing figure even in a room full of football players, looks up mid-push-up and responds to the summons to the coach’s office. He glides across the room in seconds, then slides into a chair in coach Brian Walker’s office. The chair stresses to contain his 6-foot-4-inch, 225-pound frame. Johnson leans back, breathes and smiles. It’s been a couple weeks since Johnson signed a

national letter of intent to play at the University of Arizona, and he says he’s “still excited to be a Wildcat.” The UA is happy to have him too — after all, the senior defensive end has the potential to make an impact on the team the moment he arrives. Johnson’s physical ability and potential attracted attention and offers from college football’s blue-blood programs. He verbally committed to UCLA before flipping to Arizona. READ MORE