Carl Johnson to be special guest on CTSD

ORLANDO – This week's COUNTDOWN TO SIGNING DAY (CTSD) show welcomes a special in-studio guest, offensive lineman Carl Johnson (6-6, 335), from Southern High School in Durham, N.C. Johnson, a massive lineman who has been timed at 5.0 in the 40, has verbally committed to Florida. CTSD airs live Wednesday, Nov. 9 from 6:30-7:30pm on Sun Sports.

Standouts Interested in Florida, Florida State and Miami Also Highlighted

Airs Live & Statewide on Sun Sports Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 6:30pm

Ryan Hill (5-11, 186) is projected as a cornerback and/or safety at the next level, and he's interested in Miami, Alabama, Florida State, Ohio State and Tennessee. As a senior at James Rickards HS in Tallahassee, Fla., Hill has 43 tackles and three interceptions, with one returned 75 yards for a touchdown.

Also in the CTSD spotlight on Wednesday is safety Reshad Jones (6-2, 180), a solid open field tackler who breaks extremely well on the ball. From Atlanta's Washington HS, Jones has interest in Florida, Georgia, LSU, Miami, Michigan and Oklahoma.

Another standout athlete, Earl Alexander (6-4, 203), is looking at Alabama, Auburn, Georgia, Clemson, Louisville and LSU. A quarterback from Central HS in Phenix City, Ala., Alexander could play his natural position or move to wide receiver in college. As a junior, he passed for more than 1,200 yards and 12 touchdowns while being named all-area and all-county.

COUNTDOWN TO SIGNING DAY originates from studios in Atlanta and is a live, weekly, one-hour football recruiting update series, hosted by Cory Kessler alongside analysts Jamie Newberg and Scott Kennedy of

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