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#48 Luke Johns

Luke Johns - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Year RS Sophomore
Height 6-5
Weight 256
Hometown Dalton, Ga.
Last School Southeast Whitfield
Luke Johns - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

2019 (Redshirt Freshman): Appeared in one game – at Temple (Sept. 28) … Did not record any statistics.

2018 (True Freshman): Redshirted due to seeing action in only one game – Oct. 13 vs. Duke … Did not record any statistics … Was one of 13 true freshmen to see game action for the Yellow Jackets.

High School: Rated as a three-star prospect by ESPN, 247Sports/Scout and Rivals … Earned first-team all-state recognition as a senior … Two-time first-team all-region and all-area honoree … Recorded 95 tackles and five sacks as a senior in 2017 … Notched 87 tackles and 18 tackles for loss as a junior in 2016 … Served as team captain as a senior … Three-year letterwinner … Coached by Sean Gray … Also a track and field standout in high jump, long jump, triple jump and discus … Five-time region champion and two-time state runner up in high jump … Placed second at the National Junior Olympics with a 6-foot, 8-inch high jump as a sophomore … Holds school records for high jump, long jump and triple jump (broke a 30-year record in high jump) … Also a first-team all-region performer in basketball … Honor roll student … Four-year scholar-athlete.

Personal: Has two older sisters … Began playing football at age six but, after moving to Miami, Fla., as a youngster, did not begin playing football again until he returned to Georgia for high school … Lists building his first robot and computer as his most memorable non-athletic accomplishment … Enjoys playing guitar and keyboard … Majoring in computer engineering.

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