Johnson takes ice bucket challenge

Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson joined the thousands who have taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, getting doused by a bucket of ice water prior to Monday’s practice. The challenge, a fund-raiser for the ALS Association, has spread quickly across social media. Tech basketball coach Brian Gregory took the challenge Saturday. More than $15 million has been raised between July 29 and Monday, compared to $1.8 million over the same time period last year. Both coaches also made donations.

Johnson was challenged by Army coach Jeff Monken, Johnson's former assistant at Georgia Southern, Navy and Tech. Surrounded by his team, Johnson had a large tub of frigid water dumped on him at the Tech practice field by guard Trey Braun and A-back Charles Perkins to a throng of cheers. A video was posted to Youtube.

Johnson challenged Kennesaw State coach Brian Bohannon, Tech golf coach Bruce Heppler and Tracy Ham, his star quarterback at Georgia Southern and now an associate athletic director at the school.

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