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Michael Johnson Named ACC Co-Defensive Lineman Of The Week

Nov. 3, 2008

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Georgia Tech senior Michael Johnson has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference’s Co-Defensive Lineman of the Week the league office announced Monday afternoon.

Johnson sacked Florida State quarterback Christian Ponder for a loss of 10 yards and forced a fumble in the process in Georgia Tech’s 31-28 win over 16th ranked Florida State. The Yellow Jackets recovered the fumble and went on to score a touchdown on the next possession. He also added a solo tackles in the game. Johnson’s effort put him in the top 10 in the ACC in sacks and tackles-for-loss.

Johnson and the Yellow Jackets, now ranked 20th in the latest BCS standings, head to Chapel Hill, N.C., for a showdown with 19th-ranked North Carolina on Saturday at Noon. The game will be televised on Raycom and Raycom-HD. Locally, it can be seen on the CW Atlanta, WUPA TV-69.

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