2007: Played in eight games as a junior at linebacker…injuries limited his playing time, missing the first two games of the season…had four tackles on the season, with two coming in the season opener at Bethune-Cookman (9/1)…earned the Rico Tillman Award and wore the number 8 in his honor.
2006: Played in all 10 games at weakside linebacker and on special teams as a redshirt-sophomore...ranked fifth among linebackers with 22 tackles...tallied a career-high 10 tackles (three solo) at Southeastern Louisiana (9/16)......finished with four tackles at Davidson (10/7)...earned PFL Academic Honor Roll honors in the fall.
2005: Appeared in all eight games as a back-up linebacker and on special teams as a redshirt-freshman…recorded his first career tackle and recovered a fumble against Butler (9/24)…finished with a season-high three tackles (two solo) against Morehead State (10/8).
2004: Sat out his freshman season as a redshirt.
High School: Two-year letterwinner at Ridgeview High School for coach Tom MacPherson…as a senior, he tallied 60 tackles, three forced fumbles and an interception as a safety…as a junior, he registered 20 tackles and an interception…teammates with fellow Dolphins Nathan Conner and Brett Bonds.
Personal: Born May 28, 1986, in Jacksonville, Fla...son of Mike Johnson and Lisa Denny…father, Mike, played college soccer at Jacksonville University from 1981-84 and is currently the head coach of the program…has two brothers: Kyle and Jake; and one sister, Kailee.