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C.J. Johnson

C.J.  Johnson

RS Senior

Roswell, Ga.

High School:
Centennial HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 285


2010 (Redshirt Senior): Started all 11 games on the season, one of just two players on the team to do so and the only player on defense to start every game ... Recorded 34 tackles including 11 solo stops and a team-high tying nine tackles for loss ... Was second on the team with 3.5 quarterback sacks ... Selected as the team's defensive player of the week following the season-opener at North Carolina State, finishing with three tackles and a quarterback sack ... Recorded a career-high five tackles twice on the season in the road win over Gardner-Webb and against Georgia Southern ... Recovered a fumble and returned it 12 yards for his first collegiate touchdown against Chattanooga ... Credited with six pass breakups and six quarterback hurries.

2009 (Redshirt Junior): Played in 10 games on the season, making eight starts along the defensive front ... Missed the season-opener at Vanderbilt due to illness ... Credited with 14 tackles on the year including five solo stops and 2.5 tackles for loss ... Recorded three tackles in four games on the season ... Recovered a fumble against Wofford that led to seven points by the offense four plays later.

2008 (Redshirt Sophomore): Appeared in 11 of Western's 12 games on the year, starting the first three ... Recorded 16 tackles including eight solo stops with two for loss and a sack ... Posted a then career-high four tackles against Shorter in the season opener.

2007 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in five games along the defensive front ... Finished with four tackles on the season ... Recorded a then career-best two stops at Georgia Southern.

2006 (Freshman): Did not see game action, taking a redshirt.

Prior to Western: Named to the Fulton County Super 11 team ... 2005 team captain, starting at both defensive and tight end ... Logged 40 tackles, including six sacks ... As a junior, was a starter at nose guard ... Two-year basketball player at Centennial ... Member of the Spanish club and FBLA.