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Sun Prairie’s Ben Johnson makes college choice for football

February 4, 2019

Sun Prairie senior offensive lineman Ben Johnson announced via Twitter on Sunday that he has orally committed to Winona State University in Minnesota for football.

The 6-foot-4, 305-pound Johnson, an offensive tackle, was a Wisconsin Football Coaches Association first-team all-state pick.

He was an Associated Press second-team all-state choice as an offensive lineman.

He was a first-team all-Big Eight Conference selection.

He was named to the first team as an offensive lineman on the Wisconsin State Journal/WisconsinPrepZone.com All-Area football team for 2018.

Sun Prairie shared the Big Eight title with Madison Memorial.

Winona State is an NCAA Division II program.

He tweeted: “I want to thank my family, friends and coaches for helping me get to this point in my life where I can say I am committing to Winona State University to continue my academic and athletic career! And I want to thank the Winona State coaches for recruiting me! @CoachHoltzclaw”

Waunakee seniors Austin Keller, a tight end, and Sawyer Maly -- a receiver, defensive back and kick returner – previously made commitments to Winona State.

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