Johnson Committed But Still Looking

Albany (GA) Dougherty power forward Alexander Johnson committed to Georgia in what seems like light years ago. While he remains committed, he's scheduled a few more official visits just to make sure he's making the right decision.

Louisville, Alabama Up Next

A long time ago – in recruiting time – Alexander Johnson made a commitment to in-state Georgia. At the time he said that staying close to home was very important and a big reason why he opted to commit to the Bulldogs. His commitment status hasn't changed, but there's a little twist to his situation.

"Yeah, I'm committed to Georgia," Johnson said. "I just want to see how the other schools are because I didn't take any visits and wanted to make sure I am making the right decision. I'm going to take some more visits and whatever program I think is the best, that's where I'll end up."

Last weekend, Johnson made an official visit to Cincinnati and it went well. He plans on taking a trip to Louisville the weekend of Nov. 17. The following weekend – Nov. 24 – he'll visit Alabama.

North Carolina has called him and according to Johnson, they are conducting some preliminary research. "They wanted a transcript." This situation is in its infancy stages and there is no visit set up but Johnson sounds like if the opportunity presented itself he would be interested in making an official trip. Again, the parties have talked but nothing firm has been set up.

Johnson said he has already officially visited Georgia.

For now, he remains committed to the Bulldogs and is taking the trips to make sure he's comfortable with the situation and is looking for the place he feels most comfortable. That destination could very well be Georgia, but anytime kids take visits there's always a chance things could change.

Johnson is one of the more athletically gifted forwards in the class. He has the body of a Cadillac and is a proven inside player who is working on his face up game to further increase his effectiveness. He's one of the Top 30 recruits in the country, thus the reason why so many programs jumped at the opportunity to bring him onto campus once it was clear he was entertaining thoughts of looking around.


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