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Paul Johnson sings George Jones at ACC Kickoff


CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Kaitlyn Johnson isn’t the only singer in the family.

At the ACC Kickoff Friday, Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson crooned some country music for an ACC video, showing a little bit of the chops that he has evidently passed on to his daughter, an accomplished opera singer.

Johnson sang a couple lines from the George Jones’ hit song “He Stopped Loving Her Today” as part of a bit recorded by ACC cameras. Johnson, as other coaches and players have been, was asked to pull a brick out of a Zenga tower. Each wooden piece has an instruction written on it, and Johnson’s said “Sing your favorite song.”

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After joking that he wouldn’t be doing it, he burst into song to the enthusiastic approval of his audience.

 

 


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Ken Sugiura covers Georgia Tech sports for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.