California University of Pennsylvania guard Rishaw Johnson during practice at the East-West Shrine Game(Photo courtesy thedraftseason.com)

New Orleans Saints will workout California University (PA.) guard Rishaw Johnson


 

In a report by ProFootballTalk.com, the New Orleans Saints will workout California University of Pennsylvania guard Rishaw Johnson at an undetermined date.

Johnson is originaly from New Orleans before Hurricane Katrina forced him to move to Baton Rouge.  He finished high school at Hammond, La. and then enrolled at the University of Mississippi.

During his junior year, Johnson was dismissed from Ole Miss for a violation of team rules.  He then transferred to California University of Pennsylvania where he finished out his college career.

Johnson is listed as participating in the 2012 Senior Bowl and the 2012 East-West Shrine Game.  He also was invited and attended the 2012 NFL Combine.

He is listed as being a good blocker who can get defenders off of the line as well as having decent pass protection and is a good interior lineman.  He’s been given a fourth round grade.

Johnson is the second offensive player brought in for a workout.  University of Louisiana-Lafayette tight end Ladarius Green was also in for a workout earlier in the week.

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