Georgia Tech’s Paul Johnson on negative recruiting

Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson (AP)

Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson (AP)

How much “negative recruiting” does Georgia Tech have to deal with on the recruiting trail?

“I don’t think there’s a whole lot of it,” Yellow Jackets coach Paul Johnson told the AJC.


Say what?

“Well, if there is, there’s not any more than there’s ever been,” Johnson said,

“I think most people try to sell their own program but there’s always going to be some aspect of negative recruiting. I think for the most part, guys try to sell their program.

“I think this is a really heavily-recruited area. Everybody is now in Atlanta and Georgia, and for good reason – there are a lot of good players.”

Georgia Tech has three commitments for its 2015 football recruiting class.

Read this article for more background on “negative recruiting,” especially the comments by James Franklin.

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