Clemson in line for possible DT commitment tonight (UPDATE)

May 13, 2014 

Per his coach at Cleveland High School Scott Riley, Johnson will not be announcing a commitment tonight.

In a move that has caught his former head coach by surprise, DL Sterling Johnson (6-5 290) of Cleveland, NC plans to announce his college choice tonight via Twitter.Johnson tweeted earlier today his plans to reveal his decision between 7:30-8:00 PM.

Clemson and USC are among his offers and the speculation is that Clemson, Tennessee and Alabama are his top three.

Johnson's former coach Marc Morris just moved to Carolina Forest High School in Myrtle Beach Friday and he said today he was surprised Johnson was making an announcement today. He said Johnson was supposed to make a visit to Ohio State later this month and in fact Ohio State called him today to find out what was going on.

Johnson has visited Clemson, USC, Tennessee and Alabama.

Last season Johnson record 80 tackles with 56 tackles for loss and 8 sacks.

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