Taiwan Johnson | DE | 6-3 | 238 | Manvel, Texas (Manvel HS)
Johnson was rated as Scout.com's 34th-best defensive end in the country and Rivals.com ranked him as the 37th-best defensive end in the nation and the 59th overall prospect in Texas, while 247Sports.com tabbed him as the No. 55 prospect in the state. As a senior, he totaled 86 tackles with 11 sacks and one forced fumble while helping lead the Mavericks to the Texas 4A Division 2 state championship game. His junior season, Johnson recorded 61 tackles with seven sacks and one forced fumble and Malvern advanced to the quarterfinals of the state playoffs bracket. Johnson chose the Razorbacks over Michigan State, Nebraska and Texas A&M. He was coached at Manvel by Kirk Martin.