Carl Johnson

Published: Tuesday, January 31, 2006 at 10:53 a.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, January 31, 2006 at 10:53 a.m.

The most important positions on a football field are the offensive linemen. The Florida Gators had one of the worst offensive lines in recent team memory in 2006. This leads to one main conclusion—recruit better big guys.


Johnson's Vitals

Ht: 6-6
Wt: 335 40: 5.0
Position: OL
Projected as: OL
Position Rank: 6
Year: Class of 2006
High School: Southern HS
(Durham, NC)

Carl Johnson, the Southern High School (Durham, N.C.) mauler is just what the Gator coaches ordered. He is big—6-foot-6, 345 pounds—and experienced—has been a major contributor in high school since his sophomore year.

Johnson has been called one of the most athletically and physically gifted players to play at Southern by his coaches. If he can work a bit on his technique, and continue knocking defenders into the ground, Johnson can develop into a strong college offensive guard.

He is ranked as the third best offensive guard in the nation by

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