UM lands 4-star Ohio LB Antwuan Johnson for 2018

The Detroit News

Michigan has picked up its first commitment for the 2018 class.

Ohio linebacker Antwuan Johnson, rated four stars by 247Sports, announced his commitment Monday night on Twitter. Johnson is a 6-foot-1, 210 pounder from Springfield (Ohio) High.

Michigan I just think is the right fit for me,” Johnson told Josh Newkirk of “They are building a great program up there in Ann Arbor. I feel like this year coming up they have a chance to compete for the Big Ten title and probably for a national championship. I just felt like I wanted to be a part of that.”

Johnson was recruited by defensive coordinator Don Brown and defensive backs coach Mike Zordich, according to 247Sports. He also had offers from Kentucky and Louisville.