Recruiting: Hammond’s Jahiem Johnson commits to Tulane football for 2023

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Tulane’s 2023 class expanded by one on Modday with the addition of Hammond High’s Jahiem Johnson.

The 6-foot-1, 175 pounder with 4.45 speed plays both cornerback and wide receiver for the Tornadoes but he is expected to make a big contribution in the Green Wave secondary.

Johnson held offers from Washington, Purdue, Washington State, Nebraska, UL-Lafayette, Troy, La. Tech, Jackson State, Charlotte, Memphis, Mississippi State, Tulsa and Indiana.

Tulane assistant J.J. McCleskey has been responsible for his recruitment.

In a prep career highlight, Johnson has had a 99-yard interception return for a score. He is explosive out of his cuts, a good tackler in space and gifted with quick reflexes.

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Rene Nadeau


Born and raised in the New Orleans area, Rene Nadeau has been involved in sports ever since his earliest memories. Rene played basketball, wrestled, ran track, and was an All-District running back in football at John F. Kennedy High School. He went on to be a member of the LSU football program, developing a passion for the game in even…

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