Signee: OL Christian Johnson

Posted Feb 2, 2005

Christian Johnson signs with Kentucky ...

Christian Johnson
Offensive Lineman,
6-4, 315, Fr-HS,
Ft. Campbell, Ky. (West Potomac/Hargrave Military)

Very strong offensive lineman who played a season of prep school football at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va. … Played offensive guard at Hargrave, which posted a 7-3 record in 2004 … Blocked for four running backs who signed with Division I schools … Team had three backs rush for more than 100 yards vs. Fork Union Military … Head coach at Hargrave is Robert Prunty … Offensive line coach Brian White said, “Christian is the strongest guy on our team. His combination of size, strength, and athletic ability make him an SEC player.” … Top lifts include 545 pounds in the squat lift and 440 pounds in the bench press … Two-year starter at West Potomac HS in Alexandria, Va. … As a senior, earned all-metro honors for the District of Columbia area … Two-year all-district pick … Nominated for a national high school all-star game but did not play … Three-year letterman on the track and field team, participating in the shot put … Finished third in the state as a junior and senior … His father, Nathaniel, played football at Bishop College … Coming from a military family, Christian was born in Columbus, Ga., and also has lived in Oklahoma, California, Washington (state), Ft. Knox, Ky., Hawaii, the District of Columbia, Virginia, and now Ft. Campbell, Ky. … Final choice of schools was Kentucky, Maryland, Cincinnati, Marshall, Western Carolina, and Connecticut.

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