March 27, 2013

Getting to Know: Johnny Townsend

Florida Gator punter Kyle Christy had a stellar sophomore campaign last season. He was a finalist for the Ray Guy Award and, with the Gator offense stagnant for much of 2012, he was an integral part of Florida's success when it came to field position.

However, Christy's success did not stop the Gator coaching staff from going after another punter in the 2013 class. Orlando (Fla.) Boone punter Johnny Townsend flipped his commitment from Ohio State to Florida in the days following National Signing Day. Townsend was an Army-All American whose athletic talents go beyond the football field as he also plays baseball.

Here's a closer look at Johnny Townsend in this edition of Getting to Know.

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