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CES/GAVSV Player of the Week - Defense

<b>Josh Johnson</b> of Stephenson is the <a href="http://www.competitiveedgesports.com/index1.html">Competitive Edge Sports</a>/GAVSV.com Defensive Player of the Week.

Last season Stephenson was a team that had all of its firepower on offense. Kregg Lumpkin, Reggie Ball, T.J. Gartrell, and Israel Route paced a high-powered scoring attack. This year, it's the defense that is taking charge for the Jaguars, and Josh Johnson is a big reason why.

Johnson is a powerful linebacker that can go sideline to sideline. He has grown as a player this season in that he anticipates rather than reacts, and he gets to the ball carrier that much faster. Stephenson has shut out three of its last four opponents including last week's 43-0 shellacking of North Gwinnett. North Gwinnett lost a lot of talent, but this is still a team that rushed for over 300 yards against a porous Stephenson defense last year.

They say defense wins championships, and Josh Johnson is big reason why the Jaguars will be hunting the dome this year.

For his efforts, Johnson has been named the Competitive Edge Sports/GAVSV Defensive Player of the Week.

Johnson was a preseason 1st Team All-State Selection, and he has lived up to the billing on the season. He will likely choose between Georgia, Miami, and Florida to play on the next level.

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