The former top recruit is no longer considering a comeback to Nebraska.
Keyshawn Johnson Jr., a four-star wide receiver in the 2017 class, left Nebraska’s football program before his first season. The son of the NFL wide receiver got in trouble over the summer and his dad pulled him out of the school.
Mike Riley was a major reason why Johnson Jr. committed to the Huskers and his firing had some speculating about the wide receiver’s future in Lincoln. Just a few days ago Johnson tweeted a picture of himself with the caption “Big plans. #GBR,” which suggested his impending return to the program.
The California native appears to have had a change of heart.
Trust the process… pic.twitter.com/xus0UQOmb4
— Keyshawn Jr. (@keyshawnnnn) December 15, 2017
The former 4-star wide receiver also considered USC and Ohio State before committing to Nebraska. With Scott Frost taking over the Huskers, it looks like Johnson Jr. saw this as an opportunity to make his exit.
It’s unclear if Johnson will have to sit out for a year before becoming eligible with his new program.