Deon Johnson Arrested: Rape Charge For Alabama Recruit

TUSCALOOSA, AL - OCTOBER 22: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide leads his team on the field to face the Tennessee Volunteers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on October 22, 2011 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Alabama Crimson Tide commit Deon Johnson was arrested on rape and sodomy charges Thursday night.

Alabama wide receiver commit Deon Johnson was arrested by authorities on Thursday on charges of second-degree rape and sodomy according to a report by Andrew Gribble of AL.com.

The Spanish Fort High School star was booked at Baldwin County Corrections Center at 8:43 p.m. ET on Thursday. According to the Baldwin County Sheriff's website Johnson was released on $20,000 bond.

Johnson, 18, is a three-star Rivals recruit that committed to the Crimson Tide in April of 2012 over offers from LSU, Auburn and Mississippi State. Johnson gained 110 yards of total offense including a 60-yard touchdown catch in Spanish Fort's win over Daphne High on Monday.

The 6-foot-1 Johnson caught 63 passes and recorded 19 touchdowns as a junior last season.

According to Gribble, a woman answered the phone at Johnson's residence and gave a no comment to any questions.

For more on the Alabama Crimson Tide, head over to Roll Bama Roll.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.