Previous LSU Tigers beginning QB Max Johnson moving to Texas A&M Aggies

Previous LSU beginning quarterback Max Johnson reported on Friday that he intends to transfer to Texas A&M.

Johnson’s younger brother, top tight end prospect in the 2022 class Jake Johnson, signed with the Aggies earlier this week.

A son of previous NFL quarterback Brad Johnson, Max arose as LSU’s starter as a rookie late in the 2020 season, leading the Tigers to wins on the road at Florida and at home against Ole Miss.

As a sophomore, Max threw 27 touchdowns and six interceptions.

Previous LSU coach Ed Orgeron, who recruited Max, parted ways with the program later the finish of the regular season. Previous Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly was recruited as Orgeron’s substitution.

Max reported that he would enter the portal under seven days later Kelly was presented as the 34th head coach at LSU.

Texas A&M quarterback Zach Calzada, who became the starter early in the season and aided the team beat then-No. 1 Alabama in October, declared on Monday that he would enter the portal.

The Aggies are anticipating the arrival of quarterback Haynes King, who started the season as the starter however was injured in Week 2 and hasn’t played since.

Texas A&M signed Conner Weigman, the No. 1-ranked pocket passer in the 2022 class, also.