MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Noah Johnson, a WVU economics big from Baltimore, Maryland, does not know what the long term holds for him when it comes to Esports but does know he has some thing cooking at the present time.
Johnson took house the Stage Next Madden Countrywide Championship in the higher education realm last week and competed in a qualified tournament Wednesday exactly where he received the Thanksgiving Madden Championship.
Johnson, who was WVU’s to start with Esports recruit, not too long ago appeared on MetroNews ‘Talkline’ to explore his vocation so much following building a statement with the nationwide championship.
“I started off participating in with my father increasing up,” he explained. “I figured out these tournaments on the internet and I begun participating in in them. I started off carrying out nicely in these on-line tournaments and upcoming thing you know I’m enjoying in these high-stage tournaments.”
He has done it!@NoahUpNxt is your MCS Greatest Thanksgiving Madden Winner!
?2x MCS Belt Winner
?Level Subsequent Collegiate Nationwide Winner#BuiltDifferent #OneForTheBooks pic.twitter.com/VT5F25M0gs
— WVU Esports (@WVUEsports) November 25, 2021
Johnson performed Wednesday and was victorious in the MCS (Madden Championship Series), one of the series’ four significant tournaments. He was the fourth ranked Madden NFL 22 participant in the globe going into the event in which $75,000 was on the line.
.@NoahUpNxt, @WVUEsports initial college student, won the esports Amount Future Madden National Championship. He describes to @HoppyKercheval that moment along with his time at WVU so significantly. Enjoy: https://t.co/yCFQ3nDJuy pic.twitter.com/MawZPUFamb
— MetroNews (@WVMetroNews) November 22, 2021
Johnson gained $25,000, a belt and ring with his collegiate national championship earn about Weber Condition. He sophisticated to the winner’s bracket as a Mountaineer with a final-second field objective to conquer Weber State, 17-14.
Johnson then defeat