C.J. Johnson eager to produce for rising Rebels

photo Ole Miss defensive end C.J. Johnson, shown here pressuring former Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray in 2012, played only four games last season due to a leg injury.

OLE MISSLast season: 8-5 (3-5)All-time record: 636-497-35SEC titles: 6Opener: Boise State in Atlanta on Aug. 28COMING MONDAY: Mississippi State

Whether he wins or loses one-on-one battles in practice each day, Ole Miss redshirt junior defensive end C.J. Johnson knows he's getting better by the snap.

Johnson's task most workouts is getting around sophomore tackle Laremy Tunsil in a collision of former Rivals.com top-25 national prospects.

"If I had to say, he's probably the best offensive tackle in the country," Johnson said at SEC media days.