As part of his fun week, Johnson has enjoyed running behind 285-pound Corey Peters, a future UK teammate, in the all-star team's goal line offense. Johnson, a 265-pound linebacker, is also hoping to fill the same role for the Wildcats.
"Corey is the biggest fullback I have ever had. Usually I am bigger than my fullback. Now that I have Corey here, I feel I can conquer the world. It's great. I have a big line to run behind, too. I have been bigger than my offensive line most of the time," he said.
What if Peters is the one to get the ball close to the end zone? "Corey will score no matter what. He can dive over the line. If they give him the rock and he needs a push, I will push him from behind. But it will take a load to stop him," Johnson said.
Kentucky has won five of the last six all-star games against Tennessee after winning just three of the first 16. Johnson wants that trend to continue.
"We can send a message Friday. It will be big our recruiting class to get a win for the Kentucky side again," Johnson said. "It is big for us to start with a win over Tennessee. Then we can just keep winning from here