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7.23.14 sports aj johnson
Matthew Demaria • The Daily Beacon

Linebacker A.J. Johnson during the SEC home opener between the University of Georgia Bulldogs and the Tennessee Volunteers at Neyland Stadium.

'The Beast' returns for last season

HOOVER, Ala. – Some players pay attention to records more so than others, but that is not the case for one of the top tackles in Tennessee football history.

Throughout A.J. "The Beast" Johnson's career at Tennessee he has been a tackle machine.

In 18 of his 36 career starts, the senior linebacker has recorded double digits in tackles, earning him a chance to make a huge climb in the school's record books this season.

He's currently outside of the program's all-time top 10 leading tacklers, with 324 career bring downs, Johnson can move all the ...