Yellow Jackets a little banged-up mid-way through spring drills
Paul Johnson talks rush, attitude, focus in the workplace in Tuesday press conference
Head Coach Paul Johnson sat down to talk with the media for his weekly press conference
Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. Saturday on ESPNU
Tech football may lack A-list superstars, but the Jackets have depth at most positions
A skilled offensive linemen who made an impact as a redshirt freshman in 2012... a candidate to compete for a starting job on the offensive line this fall... enrolled at Georgia Tech in January of 2011 and redshirted as a true freshman in 2011... a good student who has made the Dean's List.
2012 (redshirt freshman): Saw action in eight games... was listed as the top back-up at right guard for most of the season... part of an offensive line that helped the Yellow Jackets rank fourth nationally in rushing offense.
2011 (true freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Leon HS... earned all-state, all-district and all-area honors as a senior... coached at Leon High School by Bill Ragans... recorded 66 tackles (24 solos) as a senior... added seven tackles for loss, two sacks and one forced fumble... earned four varsity letters in football... played guard and tackle on offense and tackle and end on defense... also earned three letters in wrestling and two in track and field... was ranked as the No. 1 heavyweight wrestler in Florida and finished third in the national AAU event... posted a 75-13 all-time record in wrestling.
Personal: his father played at Army in the 1980s... began playing football in ninth grade... given name is Michael Albert Braun... parents are Mike and Karen... born March 16, 1993... both parents graduated from West Point... made the ACC academic honor roll in 2011-12... made the Dean's List in the fall of 2012... majoring in mechanical engineering.