Ball State gets back in the game

The MAC Conference Cardinals have added two-star safety / outside linebacker Antonio Johnson (Cleveland, Ohio/Shaker Heights), Scout.com reports.

Johnson, 5-foot-11, 190-pounds, also received scholarship offers from Akron, Buffalo, Eastern Michigan, Kent State and Toledo. Other programs including Miami-OH and Marshall showed interest.

Ball State's Class of 2012 has grown to 18 after this verbal.