As a junior (2004): An honorable mention All-Big 12 selection ... Started all 11 games ... Contributed 28 tackles, including 15 solo stops ... Ranked third on the team with nine tackles behind the line of scrimmage ... Finished second on the team with four sacks and six quarterback hurries ... Knocked down seven passes at the line of scrimmage to finish second on the team in pass breakups ... Recovered a fumble in the team's first game of the year against Tulsa ... Blocked a fourth quarter field goal attempt by Kansas State to help preserve KU's 31-28 victory.
Junior College (2001-02): Played two seasons at Tyler Community College in Tyler, Texas ... Recorded 41 tackles, one interception, 10 pass breakups, two forced fumbles and had a pair of fumble recoveries as a sophomore ... Was junior college teammates with fellow KU signee Jermail Ashley as the duo helped Tyler CC to a 10-2 overall record during the 2003 season ... Coached by Dale Carr.
High School: Attended B.F. Terry High School in Rosenberg, Texas ... Helped the team to the district championship as a senior in 2001 ... Holds the school record with a 97-yard kickoff return ... Earned letters in football, basketball and track ... Coached in football by Tim Tekyl.
Personal: An economics major ... Son of Jay Johnson and Margaret Ashley.