Monday, January 28, 2013
Juco 100 DT talks UGA in-home
By Damon Sayles
Considered the biggest junior college name left uncommitted, four-star defensive tackle Toby Johnson (Hutchinson, Kan./Hutchinson Community College) is taking his decision to national signing day.
Johnson, the No. 4 player in the ESPN Junior College 100, said he will choose among Georgia, Oklahoma, Mississippi State and Auburn on Feb. 6. On Monday, Johnson hosted Georgia on an in-home visit.
“It was a good visit. They were making sure I’m good with everything,” said Johnson, who is rehabbing a torn ACL in his right knee. “With signing day coming, they were just making sure everybody’s on the right page. They’re still in the mix for me.”
Johnson said he still keeps in contact with Auburn defensive line coach Rodney Garner quite frequently. Johnson also is preparing for in-home visits with Mississippi State and Oklahoma. The 6-foot-4, 305-pound defensive tackle originally from College Park, Ga., has additional offers from Florida, Kansas State, Texas A&M, Nebraska, USC, Missouri and a host of other programs.