2015 NFL DRAFT

T.J. Johnson, C

School: South Carolina  |  Conference: SEC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Aynor, SC
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 310 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
31697-FA
2012 Season
Senior leader of the offensive line... a three-year starter who has started all 40 games that he has played for the Gamecocks... enters his final season ranked tied for sixth in school history in starts, just seven behind all-time leader Cliff Matthews... candidate for postseason honors... on the preseason Rimington Award watch list for the second-straight season.
2011 Season
Junior who started all 13 games at center... was a third-team All-SEC selection according to Phil Steele... was on the Rimington Award watch list... one of three players named a Harold White GPA Award winner at the 2011 Garnet & Black Spring Game... member of the 2011 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.
2010 Season
Started all 14 games at center... named first-team All-SEC by Rivals.com and second team by Phil Steele... also named second-team All-Sophomore by College- FootballNews.com... rewarded with a game ball and was named the SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week following opening-game performance vs. Southern Miss when he helped pave the way for a 224-yard rushing total... earned a spot on the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll... given the Weight Room Effort Award in the spring.
2009 Season
Redshirt freshman offensive lineman who earned Freshman All-SEC recognition by the league's 12 coaches... earned honorable mention Freshman All-America honors by CollegeFootballNews.com... earned his first start as the right guard in the season-opening win at NC State... became the only offensive lineman and one of just five players on the squad to start every game... named the Most Improved Offensive Lineman in the spring.
2008 Season
Redshirted in his first season on the Carolina campus.
High School
Graduated from Aynor (S.C.) High School in 2008... earned first-team all-state honors as selected by the Associated Press as a senior... was a second-team All-State pick by The State... played in the 71st-annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas... named to the All-Atlantic Region team by PrepStar magazine... Rivals.com ranked him as the 13th-best offensive center in the nation and the 17th-best player in the state of South Carolina... considered a three-star prospect... chose South Carolina over offers from Vanderbilt, Duke, Wake Forest, East Carolina, Kentucky, Maryland, and NC State.
Personal
Anthony Eugene Johnson is pursuing a degree in sport and entertainment management.
 
 
LATEST NEWS
04/08/2013 - 2013 South Carolina Pro Day: There were 32 NFL teams represented at South Carolina Pro Day on March 27. Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis was among the coaches who attended. A total of 18 players worked out on field-turf outdoors in 50 degree weather with 5 mph wind. T.J. Johnson C (6-4 ??, 309 pounds) - He ran the 40-yard dash in 5.27 and 5.23 seconds. He kept everything else from the combine. Johnson hurt his right hamstring after attempting his second 40-yard dash, which is the reason why he didn't finish nor have positional workouts. - Gil Brandt, NFL.com

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