2008 Scouting Report: Dedicated walk-on receiver who sustained a torn ACL in preseason camp and spent the balance of 2007 rehabilitating...eyes a return to action in August.
2007: Suffered a torn left ACL in training camp that necessitated surgery...did not play in any games. 2006: Joined team as a fall walk-on...did not play in any games and redshirted.
Prep School: Played wide receiver under Coach Robert Prunty at Hargrave Military Academy (Va.) in 2006.
High School: Two-year letterman for Franklin Regional High under Coach Greg Botta...played running back and defensive back...missed his entire senior year due to a torn right ACL...as a junior helped team to a 7-3 record and berth in the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs.
Personal: Francis Regis Johns III, born 8/3/86, is the son of Francis and Taunya Johns Jr.... economics major.
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