JUCO Defensive Back Lonnie Johnson commits to Kentucky

12/13/2016 06:41 PM

Kentucky football picked up their second defensive commitment of the day from JUCO defensive back Lonnie Johnson. Johnson is the No. 4 safety in the country, according to 247Sports.

Johnson comes from Garden City Community College in Kansas. He chose the Wildcats over Georgia and West Virginia. The Indiana native was originally committed to Ohio State out of high school before decommitting and then taking the junior college route.

He becomes the 19th commitment in the class of 2017.

Clayton Abernathy

Clayton is a Producer for Spectrum News. He graduated with a Journalism degree from the University of Kentucky and he lives and breathes UK Basketball, making him the perfect fit to produce KSTV. That’s Kentucky’s only nightly half-hour show dedicated solely to UK sports. You can watch it weeknights at 7:30 and 11 on Spectrum News. Follow Clayton on twitter @ClaySTV1 to stay updated on the latest UK Basketball and recruiting news or to follow his amateur competitive eating endeavors. He once ate thirteen cheese Coney hot dogs in one sitting…on his lunch break.

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