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Wes Johnson (UGAAA photo - Tony Walsh)


Johnson caps dream season with new opportunity

SEC Extra

Wes Johnson doesn’t drink coffee. However, there was a point last June when Red Bull energy drinks were his best friend.

Johnson, then the LSU pitching coach, had just been named the new head coach at Georgia. He transitioned from one sought-after job to another, but there was unfinished business with the Tigers before he could move to Athens.

Obviously, Johnson was living out the dream as LSU made its run to the College World Series title. LSU won a regional, then a super regional, and roared back from the losers’ bracket to take the title. The entire time, Johnson[…]