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Merrill Johnson

Linebacker Merrill Johnson talks about his return to the defense against Tennessee Tech and preparing for the Georgia Bulldogs.

Auburn, Ala.--It has been a long year for Auburn junior linebacker Merrill Johnson. Injured in the second game of the season against South Florida, the Silas native has worked hard to get healthy and finally saw some action on defense Saturday in Auburn's win over Tennessee Tech. Admitting he was a little rusty, Johnson managed to make five tackles on the day and also showed his ability to make... Recommended Stories