April 16, 2009

Johnson, inspirational package

WASHINGTON, D.C.--For an outside linebacker, Javarie Johnson's size makes you realize that some dot.com sportswriters tell the truth.

"The first thing people ask me is, is he really 6-foot-3?" said a Dunbar assistant coach Thursday. "Yes, he is 6-foot-3."

Johnson also is 17, though he will turn 18 next month. So, at 6-3, 210 pounds, he is the prototype of what a defensive coordinator like WVU's Jeff Casteel probably dreams about at night.

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