Alexander Johnson, a talented 6-9, 215 pound power forward/center from Dougherty H.S. in Albany, Ga., signed a letter of intent with Georgia, according to his coaches at Dougherty High School. Alexander signed the letter at a press conference today.
It was only last night that Johnson told reporter Russ Blake of rivalshoops.com that he was planning an announcement Thursday or Friday. Later last night, Johnson then set up a press conference for this morning.
He then signed the letter of intent and has faxed it over to the University of Georgia, according to school officials at Dougherty High School.
Johnson also considered Alabama and Cincinnati.
Johnson is still progressing as an offensive player. Johnson possesses many of the physical tools that should help him become a reliable performer in the low post. Heis likely to become a great college player with his upside and talent.