Georgia DL Johnson undergoes surgery; expected to recover quickly

Georgia junior defensive lineman Toby Johnson underwent surgery Tuesday morning at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens for a condition not related to football. A full recovery is expected in 10 days, according to Georgia senior associate athletic director and director of sports medicine Ron Courson.

Johnson, a graduate of Banneker High School in College Park, transferred to Georgia from Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College in June. He underwent ACL and MCL surgery in November but has said he will be ready to play when the team opens the season on Aug. 31 at Clemson.

The 6-foot-4, 310-pound lineman looks to be a factor in the lineup this fall as the Bulldogs stressed adding depth to the defensive front.

“In my mind, that’s kind of the rotational depth thing that I was looking at,” Grantham said in April. “I feel like they can help us so that when we come together as a unit, you can really roll those guys and keep them fresh and affect
the quarterback and in the run game.”

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