Top 2017 QB Hunter Johnson receives Notre Dame offer on visit


Tyler James
South Bend Tribune

Notre Dame didn’t let Hunter Johnson leave campus Sunday without a scholarship offer.

The Brownsburg (Ind.) High sophomore became the first quarterback to receive an Irish offer in the 2017 class. Johnson, who confirmed the offer to ND Insider, visited Sunday to meet offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Mike Sanford for the first time.

The 6-foot-3, 197-pound Johnson is the nation’s top pro-style quarterback in the 2017 class, according to 247Sports. He completed 122 of his 226 passes for 1,434 yards and 10 touchdowns as a sophomore.

Johnson, who will play in the 2017 U.S. Army All-American Bowl, already claims offers from more than 10 schools including Penn State, Tennessee, North Carolina and Northwestern.

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Below are highlights of Johnson's sophomore season via Hudl.

Brownsburg (Ind.) High quarterback Hunter Johnson received an offer from Notre Dame on Sunday during his unofficial visit. (Photo courtesy of The Indianapolis Star/Rob Goebel)