Scout's Chad Simmons noted Johnson is physical and can play press coverage. Simmons also said he has good short-space quickness, and he uses his size to help knock receivers off their routes.
The Clinch County High School all-star will join the USC class of 2015 next year. He has been a starter every year since ninth grade and participates in basketball and track.
The 6-foot, 180 pound athlete will be a valuable addition to the roster.
Scout.com and GamecockPride.com will keep you updated on news of Octavis Johnson and the rest of the class of 2015 commits in the weeks to come.