How Will Johnson stacked up with other five-star recruits in 2022

Will Johnson was the prized recruit for Michigan football when it signed its 2022 recruiting class.

 The 6-foot-2 cornerback could have gone anywhere he wanted, but the in-state standout signed with the Wolverines.

Johnson began the season behind DJ Turner and Gemon Green.

 During the first eight games of the season, he was part of the rotation but never played more than 35 snaps in a game,

The heralded freshman received his first start against Rutgers in Week 10 and never relinquished the job.

Pro Football Focus came out with an article grading all 32 five-star players from the class of 2022.

According to On3 Sports’ preseason consensus,

Johnson was the 16th-ranked player in the class of 2022. After the season, he was the best.

Johnson finished the season with 488 snaps and was graded by PFF as the best five-star freshman with an 88.2 grade.