• Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin Badgers
    Signed - 12/20/2023

Dillan Johnson

  • Pos DL
  • Height 6-2
  • Weight 287

Prospect Info

  • High School Joliet Catholic Academy
  • City Joliet, IL
  • Class 2024

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Scouting Report

Evaluated 10/21/2023

Allen Trieu National Recruiting Analyst


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Reminds Us Of

Osa Odighizuwa Dallas Cowboys

Accomplished high school wrestler and football player who comes from a football family. Built like a wrestler and classic interior defensive lineman. Stocky, strong and compact. Is not this massive space eater currently around 6-foot-2, 270 pounds, but is a prototype three-tech. Strength and understanding of leverage allow him to anchor despite not being a 320-pound nose. Shocks blockers with initial contact and can get under them and drive them into the backfield. Plays with great motor. Is very active with feet and hands and will run down plays away from him. Shows the ability to explode off the ball and has a good repertoire of moves from a push-pull to a swim move. Tenacity, technique and physical strength all help to project him as an impact player at the Power Five level and potential eventual NFL prospect.

H.S. Athletic Background

A member of the 2023 Freaks List for 247Sports.
Also a decorated wrestling. Three-time state champion in the heavyweight division and at one point was ranked as the nation’s #2 heavyweight wrestler per MatScouts.


  • Eric Johnson Brother

    DL at Missouri State (2016-2021), earning second-team All-Missouri Valley honors in final season. Selected in 5th round of the 2022 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts.

  • Marcellus Johnson Brother

    OL at Eastern Michigan (2019-22), starting 32 games at LT for Eagles. Transferred into Missouri for 2023 season.

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