Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
2012: Reserve defensive end ... natural athlete rushing the quarterback ... expected to compete for significant playing time ... experience gained in 2011 should pay dividends this fall ... in 12 career games (2 starts), has 20 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss, 1.0 quarterback sack and two QB pressures ... has played 369 career snaps ... has four career games with 3+ tackles including a career-best outing of four stops against Virginia in 2011.
2011: Academic All-ACC selection ... played in all 12 games with two starts ... received starting assignments against Georgia Tech and North Carolina ... posted 20 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss, 1.0 quarterback sack and two QB pressures on the year ... had a season-high four tackles at Virginia ... logged three tackles including 2.0 tackles for loss and 1.0 sack versus Wake Forest ... also had three stops against FIU and Georgia Tech ... on the field for 369 total snaps including a season-high 59 at North Carolina.
2010: Did not see game action.
Prior to Duke: Lettered two seasons at Overton Comprehensive High School under coach Terry Anderson ... tabbed as the 15th-top overall prospect in Tennessee by Rivals.com ... All-Dixie Region choice by SuperPrep ... helped team to an 8-4 record and state playoff berth in 2009 ... as a senior, posted 71 tackles, 18 quarterback sacks and three fumble recoveries ... earned Defensive MVP honors from the Metro Coaches Association ... tabbed District 12-AAA Most Valuable Defensive Lineman following senior season ... named to the 2009 Dream Team by The Tennessean ... carded 64 tackles with 10 sacks in junior campaign ... received all-region honors as a junior ... also lettered in basketball ... named all-district on the hardwood ... participated in the second annual Toyota Tennessee All-Star Classic on December 12, 2009 in Jefferson City, Tenn., helping the West squad to a 16-13 win.
Personal: Son of Carol and Joe Johnson ... born March 11, 1992 ... majoring in cultural anthropology while pursuing a certificate in markets and management studies.