2017 NFL DRAFT

Steven Johnson, OLB

School: Kansas  |  Conference: BIG12
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Media, PA
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 239 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
44135-
2011 Season
Johnson led the Big 12 Conference and finished the season ranked 16th in the NCAA in tackles with 124 stops in 12 games. Johnson, who earned both second team and third team all-league honors following the season, also finished in the top 25 nationally in solo tackles with 66 on the season. Additionally, the Media, Pa., native finished with 6.0 TFLs for minus 10 yards, two forced fumbles, two pass breakups, one interception, one fumble recovery and one quarterback hurry.
2010 Season
Started all 12 games at linebacker... Led the team with 95 tackles... Had 4.5 tackles for loss, including two sacks... Sacks came against New Mexico State and Missouri... Recorded three double-figure tackle games on the season, including a career-best 13 in the season finale against Missouri... Had 11 tackles against Georgia Tech and at Baylor... Registered at least six tackles in 10 of 12 games... Broke up three passes on the year... Recovered a fumble at Nebraska.
2009 Season
Played in 10 games and recorded nine tackles as a backup and special teams player... Made three tackles against both UTEP and Duke... Had two tackles in season opener against Northern Colorado and one stop in season finale vs. Missouri... Recorded a sack against Duke.
2008 Season
True freshman who saw action in two games - against FIU and South Florida... Recorded one tackle on the year.
High School
Earned all-state honors as a linebacker... Led the state in tackles in 2005 with 123 stops... Was named his team's defensive MVP as a senior... Was also tabbed all-county his final year... Also played running back while lettering for two years.... Competed in basketball and track for three years... Was tabbed his team's best newcomer in track.
Personal
Born in Media, Pa... An economics major and earning a minor in business... Would like to start a sporting goods franchise and workout facility... Hobbies include playing video games, spending time with friends and family and working out... Son of Steven Johnson and Jean Wootson... Has two brothers and one sister... Father played football at Cheyney University.
 
 

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