Tag:Trey Johnson
Posted on: August 16, 2011 10:40 am

8/16 Recruiting Roundup

Posted by Bryan Fischer

- Defensive tackle Vontrell Williams will announce his commitment on CBS Sports Network in mid-September.

Kentucky commit Patrick Towles and Auburn commit Zeke Pike have found some common ground.

Will Muschamp has Florida off to a fast start in the recruiting process.

More on Auburn commit Trey Johnson making his pledge to the Tigers.

Top running back Keith Marshall said Georgia would be one of his three official visits, along with Notre Dame and Florida.

Offensive lineman Patrick Miller has LSU, Auburn and Miami in his top three.

Good profile of Oklahoma commit Durron Neal.

Arkansas is in the top three for hard-hitting safety K.J. Dillon.

One FAU recruit thinks former Texas Tech head coach Mike Leach will be the Owls next head coach.


Chris Santini committed to Boise State Monday night.

Defensive back Erich Wilson verbally pledged to Colorado.
Posted on: August 15, 2011 7:38 pm

Unique connection draws 2013 linebacker to Auburn

Posted by Bryan Fischer

Realignment. Education reforms. Television contracts. Let's face it, none of the news coming out this week compares to some SEC recruiting news, right? Auburn picked up a commitment Monday afternoon as Central Gwinnett (Ga.) linebacker Trey Johnson committed to the Tigers to give them their second class of 2013 verbal pledge.

"When I was sitting down and weighing the pros and the cons for every school, Auburn has so many pros and no cons," Johnson told AuburnSports.com. "It was a perfect fit, I was so positive that there was no point in waiting."

The 6-foot-1, 215-pound Johnson already held offers from schools such as Alabama, Florida State, Ohio State and USC. The talented linebacker has a strong connection to Tigers defensive coordinator Ted Roof, who actually played at the same high school as Johnson. Roof used to hold the record for tackles in a season before his newest recruit broke it by racking up 152 tackles last year.

"Coach Roof and I have a real strong connection seeing that he's my position coach and the defensive coordinator," said Johnson. "I brought up breaking his record sometimes, but he always tells me I'm much better than he was. He says more stuff than I do."

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