Ridgewater tackle has battles on, off the field
Robert Johnson is stout with muscular arms and a thick neck, but you need to lean in to hear him. His gentle voice and kind manner belies the rugged game he plays.
The 6-foot-1 280-pound Twin Cities native plays defensive tackle for the Ridgewater Warriors. Since graduating in 2007 from Apple Valley High School, he's seen more adversity than most athletes deal with in a lifetime.
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