Michael Johnson is reportedly headed to Oregon, not Michigan, to become the team’s wide receivers coach.
Earlier in the week, it was reported that Michael Johnson, the head football coach at St. King’s Academy in California, would be leaving his job for a position on Michigan’s staff. Friday, it looks like there’s been a change of plans.
FOX Sports’ Bruce Feldman is reporting that Johnson will instead head to Oregon to become the team’s wide receivers coach. Johnson, for the record, is the father of the top quarterback prospect in the 2019 class – Michael Johnson Jr.
— Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) February 17, 2017
Duck Territory is also reporting the news.
Johnson spent one season on UCLA’s coaching staff back in 2011.
Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh caught a great deal of flak – especially from ESPN’s Paul Finebaum – for the concept of hiring a staffer whose son is such a highly-rated recruit. Expect Oregon head coach Willie Taggart to now face the same kind of criticism.