Charge dismissed against Gators' Johnson

Posted by ESPN.com's Chris Low

The charge against Florida offensive lineman Carl Johnson for allegedly violating a restraining order has been dismissed by the State Attorney's Office.

There wasn't enough evidence to charge Johnson, according to State Attorney Bill Cervone. Johnson's ex-girlfriend also said she would not pursue criminal charges stemming from rape allegations she made against Johnson.

These developments are good news for Johnson, who had not been allowed to work out with the rest of the team during the offseason. He started in the FedEx BCS National Championship Game at guard and was a candidate to win one of the starting tackle jobs for the Gators in the fall.