Keyontae Johnson, former Florida forward, reportedly names 4 finalists and sets timeline for decision
Keyontae Johnson, the former Florida forward who had a serious medical event, has narrowed his list to 4 schools, and set a timeline for his transfer decision to be made.
Johnson has narrowed his list to Memphis, Nebraska, Western Kentucky and Kansas State. He expects to announce a decision in the next 7 days, he told Joe Tipton of On3 Sports.
Johnson was the 2020 preseason SEC player of the year, Johnson has not played since Dec. 12, 2020, when he collapsed on the court at Florida State. Johnson was hospitalized for 8 days and placed in a medically-induced coma.
He later took on an unofficial student assistant role and was nicknamed “Coach Key.”
Florida transfer Keyontae Johnson is down to four schools, he tells @On3sports.
Memphis, Nebraska, Western Kentucky, and Kansas State.
— Joe Tipton (@TiptonEdits) August 17, 2022
Johnson’s last full season at Florida was 2019-20, where he averaged 14.0 points, 7.1 rebounds and 1.2 steals. Through 4 games in 2020-21, Johnson averaged 16.0 points and shot 64.1 percent from the field.