Onetime Clemson QB Johnson transferring back to Tigers

Onetime Clemson quarterback Hunter Johnson is returning to the Tigers for his final season of college football

Onetime Clemson quarterback Hunter Johnson is returning to the Tigers, becoming coach Dabo Swinney's first player taken from the NCAA transfer portal.

Johnson had been with Northwestern the past four seasons. He announced his decision to return to Clemson on Monday

Johnson is a 6-foot-2, 205-pound graduate from Brownsburg, Indiana. 

 He was considered a five-star prospect coming out of high school and signed with Clemson in 2017

Johnson sat behind starter Kelly Bryant that season and went through spring practice the following year behind future No. 1 NFL draft pick Trevor Lawrence.

Johnson transferred before the 2018 season. He sat out that year because of NCAA transfer rules at the time. 

 Johnson played in 11 games at Northwestern, completing 95 of 183 passes for 856 yards, five touchdowns and eight interceptions.

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