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'Moose' is light on his feet

Northgate HS's DeAndre Johnson could help fill need on defensive line in 2013

Updated: February 8, 2012, 1:37 PM ET
By Kipp Adams | DawgNation
When DeAndre Johnson (Newnan, Ga./Northgate) started playing football in middle school, he added a moniker that has stuck with him ever since.

"One of my coaches in seventh grade gave me the nickname 'Moose,' " Johnson said.

Since taking the job two years ago, head coach Tommy Walburn has watched the 6-foot-3, 311-pound defensive lineman develop into one of the most coveted juniors in Georgia.

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