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De'Andre Johnson, Former Florida State QB Dismissed For Punching Woman, Is Lane Kiffin's First FAU Commit

De'Andre Johnson was once a highly-touted young Florida State quarterback. He was dismissed after video surfaced of him punching a woman, but now he is Lane Kiffin's first commit as FAU head coach.

Video of Johnson punching the woman emerged back on July 6, 2015, and he was out at Florida State soon thereafter. He wound up at East Mississippi Community College this season, and now he will have a second chance at FBS-level football. Johnson has committed to FAU, making him the first player to join the program since the hiring of former Tennessee and USC head coach Lane Kiffin.

According to FOX Sports' Bruce Feldman, FAU president John Kelly and athletic director Patrick Chun both met with Johnson before signing off on him joining the Owls program.

Johnson is the No. 2 junior college pro style quarterback recruit in the class of 2017.

Kiffin can recruit, and if Johnson has turned things around since that incident in 2015, he has a talented quarterback to move forward with in Boca Raton.