Originally written on The Lady Sportswriter  |  Last updated 11/26/12
In all the headline grabbing hoopla surrounding the Georgia Bulldogs—completion of their regular season, a guaranteed trip to Atlanta to face the Alabama Crimson Tide for the SEC Championship, and a 50-50 shot at landing in the National Championship game depending on Saturday’s outcome—some may have missed Georgia’s latest commit, Kennar Johnson. Johnson is another JUCO prospect but, unlike other big names who have joined the ranks thus far, Johnson’s name isn’t as well-known. Prior to his commitment Saturday, many probably didn’t have a clue that Georgia was a) still looking for defensive backs, the position Johnson is slated to play or b) recruiting any player at that position beyond Brendan Langley—who recently flipped his commitment from South Carolina to UGA last week. So who is Kennar Johnson? He is a 6’2″, 185 lb, self-described “ball-hawk’ for Mississippi Gulf Coast  Community College (MGCCC) and he tallied 34 tackles and three pass break-ups for them this season. He wasn’t highly-recruited out of East Ridge High School (Clermont, FL), but he’s made a small name for himself in the JUCO ranks after two seasons and he’s certainly a player with some upside. A quick-look at his film reveals two things: 1) he makes [...]
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