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Under Armour Athlete of the Week Candidates: Week 5

GAINESVILLE, GA -- All of the Under Armour Athlete of the Week candidates played a huge part in their respective teams' wins. Whether it was complete domination or a last-minute score, this week's athletes had impressive performances.

A.J. Johnson dominated in Gainesville's 20-13 win over rival North Hall. Johnson, who committed to Tennessee just before the game, is always big on defense for the Red Elephants, but the linebacker also made a big impact from the unlikely quarterback position.

Gainesville coach Bruce Miller made the call to line Johnson up at quarterback and the senior player spent the game bulldozing players en route to 192 yards on 17 carries. Johnson also scored all three of the Red Elephants' touchdowns.

On defense, Johnson accounted for 11 solo tackles and 19 total tackles.

South Gwinnett's Aaron Wimberly accounted for four touchdowns in his team's 62-27 win over Central Gwinnett. The senior running back ran around and through Knight players, amassing 350 all-purpose yards. He was explosive on offense and special teams, where he returned a kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown.

According to Rivals.com, Wimberly has a scholarship offer from Troy.

Kell athlete Brian Randolph is also up for the award this week for his late-game heroics in Kell's 20-13 win over East Paulding. The running back/safety scored the game-winning points with 35 seconds left in the game, running for a 34-yard touchdown.

Randolph is committed to play college football at the University of Tennessee.

Click here to vote for the Under Armour Athlete of the Week. Voting ends on Sunday, September 26.



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