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It sure looks like incoming freshman Will Johnson will wear Charles Woodson’s No. 2

Johnson posted a photo of his locker on Instagram with the famous No. 2.

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Any time a Michigan Wolverines’ wide receiver wears the No. 1, it’s typically deemed a pretty big deal. The same can go for the No. 2 for cornerbacks, as Michigan legend Sir Charles Woodson made that number famous during his time in Ann Arbor.

Freshman cornerback Will Johnson posted a video of his new locker on his Instagram story today, and it very clearly shows his No. 2 jersey that he will be rockin’, tentatively speaking at least.

In case you tried to click the link after the video disappears, Clayton Sayfie from The Wolverine posted a screenshot on his Twitter, which is below.

This news is bound to rile up some of the hardcore fans who love traditions and uniform numbers and blah blah blah, but I personally think it’s awesome Johnson will be wearing the No. 2 uniform at the University of Michigan. He was the highest-ranked member and the leader, on and off the field, of the Wolverines’ incoming freshman class. Not to mention he is also a legacy player, as his father Deon also suited up for Michigan.

Johnson was one of my favorite recruits in this year’s cycle and I sure am excited to see him don the great No. 2, representing the university and a Michigan legend all in one.