published Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Juco lineman Toby Johnson Georgia's 33rd signee

Toby Johnson, a defensive lineman from Hutchinson Community College in Kansas, signed a letter of intent Tuesday to play for Georgia.

The 6-foot-4, 305-pounder played at Banneker High School in College Park, Ga., before heading to Hutchinson, where he had 87 tackles, 17 tackles for a loss, five sacks, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and two blocked kicks in two seasons. He was rated the No. 8 junior college prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com.

"We are thrilled that Toby has decided to become a Georgia Bulldog," Georgia coach Mark Richt said. "We're looking forward to watching him compete for playing time this upcoming season."

Johnson, the 33rd signee in Georgia's class, had scholarship offers also from Auburn, Mississippi State and Oklahoma.

about David Paschall...

David Paschall is a sports writer for the Times Free Press. He started at the Chattanooga Free Press in 1990 and was part of the Times Free Press when the paper started in 1999. David covers University of Georgia football, as well as SEC football recruiting, SEC basketball, Chattanooga Lookouts baseball and other sports stories. He is a Chattanooga native and graduate of the Baylor School and Auburn University. David has received numerous honors for ...

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