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Ex-Vols linebacker, Gainesville grad A.J. Johnson surrenders to police
Football star out on $40K bond in aggravated rape case
Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson gestures during a Nov. 15 game against Kentucky in Knoxville, Tenn. - photo by Wade Payne
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Former Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson, a Gainesville High graduate, has turned himself in on a charge of aggravated rape. The Knox County Sheriff's Office issued a release saying Johnson had turned himself in Tuesday and was released on $40,000 bond. Suspended Tennessee defensive back Michael Williams also is charged with aggravated rape.