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Chamberlain RB Xavier Johnson commits to South Alabama

Posted Jun 16, 2012 by Mike Camunas

Updated Jun 16, 2012 at 07:45 PM

Chamberlain senior running back Xavier Johnson verbally committed to South Alabama chiefs coach D.J. Mayo announced Saturday evening.

Johnson, a All-Hillsborough County first team selection by the Tampa Tribune, was the Chiefs offensive go-to player for 2-8 Chamberlain in 2011, rushing for 1,736 yards and 16 touchdowns on 231 carries. His yardage total was third among running backs in the county.

Johnson, a 5-foot-10, 185-pound elusive back, also had offers from Florida A&M, Toledo, UMass, Middle Tennessee and Ohio.

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