November 11, 2007

Did UGA make Johnson reconsider?

The surprise of the weekend may not have been Georgia coming out in black jerseys, but it may have been the five-star cornerback Patrick Johnson out of Pompano Beach (Fla.) visiting Athens. Rumors of Johnson possibly visiting got out early last week, but most thought they were just rumors. It turned out to be a fact and the visit to Athens did take place.

"I had a great visit up to Georgia and I am very happy I went," said Jones as he was heading back to South Florida. "I have thought about visiting Georgia for a while and I am glad me and my parents came up this weekend."

This was the first time the five-star cornerback out of Ely High School in Pompano Beach visited Athens. He liked what I saw.

"Athens is a true college town," he said. "It has a great feel and it is really what a college town is supposed to be. The people, the town, the location and everything is just right."

"I really feel like that is the type of place I should be and the type of people I should be surrounded by."

The Georgia crowd impressed the 6-foot-1, 193-pound lock down corner as well.

"They are true college fans and they really support their team. They were loud, they were always on their feet and I they gave it a nice feel in the stadium."

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