Originally posted on The Lady Sportswriter  |  Last updated 11/19/12
Toby Johnson is one of the top defensive JUCO prospects in the country, and  even though the highly-sought after defensive tackle had his season shortened by a torn ACL, he continues to be coveted by more than a few Division I programs—one of which is the University of Georgia. While the Bulldogs have made it known to Johnson that their interest in him is high—injury or no injury—Johnson has enough suitors that he hasn’t been in any hurry to make a final decision. That said, with the JUCO signing deadline fast-approaching, you’d guess that Johnson is just about ready to proclaim his final choice, and with Derek Dooley out at Tennessee, many figure Georgia to be in the drivers seat for Johnson’s signature. To that assumption, Johnson had this to say: “I’ve always liked Tennessee. They were one of the first schools to offer me,” Johnson said. “I just really feel comfortable there. There are people up there I already know, and one of my best friends is up there. Plus, Ben’s committed there.
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