Kerryon Johnson Receives All-American Jersey

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Huntsville, Ala. -  Kerryon Johnson is officially an Under Armour All-American.

The Auburn commit accepted his invitation Wednesday morning at Madison Academy as family, friends coaches and classmates turned out to show their support.

"I'm very excited," Johnson said after putting on his game jersey. "Not every athlete gets to go through this. I have to use it to my advantage and keep it up, it's a high standard to live up to.

"Being able to be recognized as one of the (top 90) athletes all over the country, that's huge."

Johnson, a versatile 6-foot, 200-pound athlete is one of five Auburn pledges who will participate in the Under Armour All-American game in St. Petersburg, Fla. The other Tiger commits expected to play are offensive lineman Bailey Sharp, safety Jordan Colbert, linebacker Richard McBryde and athleteD'Anfernee McGriff.

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