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2015 NFL DRAFT

Storm Johnson, RB

School: UCF  |  Conference: AAC
College Experience: Junior  |  Hometown: Loganville, GA
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 209 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
178145-6
Career Notes
Johnson arrived at UCF in 2011 after transferring from the University of Miami. He sat out that year until recording 113 carries for 507 yards and four touchdowns in 2012 behind eventual Oakland Raiders draft pick Latavius Murray. In two seasons as a Knight, Johnson finished with 1,646 rushing yards on 326 attempts for a 5.0 average, delivering 18 touchdowns in the process. He was named the All-American Athletic Conference First Team running back in 2013.
2013 Season
Then as the starter in 2013, Johnson exploded for 1,139 rushing yards on 213 carries for a 5.3 average. He also added 14 touchdowns on the ground. In the receiving game, he amassed 30 receptions for 260 yards and three scores...All-American Athletic Conference First Team...Selected as a candidate for the Doak Walker Award (nation's best running back)...Earned a spot on Phil Steele's Midseason All-American Athletic Conference First Team...Posted five 100-yard rushing games, finishing with 1,139 yards on 213 carries...Collected 14 rushing touchdowns as well...In the receiving game, hauled in 30 catches for 260 yards and three touchdowns.Akron 8/29: Set career highs with 20 carries and 99 rushing yards while matching a career-best two touchdowns on the ground...At FIU 9/6: Rushed for a career-high three touchdowns on 18 carries and 93 yards. Also had two receptions for 39 yards...At Penn State 9/14: Totaled a career-best 117 yards on the ground and a long of 58 for a score...South Carolina 9/28: Carried the ball 16 times for 64 yards and a score. Also tallied four catches for 41 yards...At Memphis 10/5: Totaled 86 yards on the ground with 16 carries...At Louisville 10/18: Gained 109 yards and a score on 18 carries and added 79 yards with four catches and a touchdown. Johnson was selected as American Athletic Conference Player of the Week with an incredible performance as the Knights went on to knock off No.6/8 Louisville...UConn 10/26: Netted 28 yards and a score on the ground with nine carries and caught the ball three times for 16 yards and a touchdown.Houston 11/9: Storm Johnson had his third 100-yard rushing game of the season and of his career Saturday. He finished with a career-high 127 yards on the ground...At Temple 11/16: Finished with 122 yards rushing on 14 carries. This marked his second-consecutive 100 yard rushing game, fourth this season and fourth of his career. Johnson also delivered his longest rush of his career, a 73-yard run in the second quarter. It also tied for the 10th longest rush in UCF history...Rutgers 11/21: Netted 75 yards on 16 carries with two touchdowns...USF 11/29: Rushed 10 times for 64 yards with a long of 24-yards...Tostitos Fiesta Bowl 1/1: Ran over the Baylor defense for 124 yards and three touchdowns on 20 carries.
2012 Season
Second on the team with 507 rushing yards on 113 carries...Amassed four rushing touchdowns as well...Caught 10 passes for 20 yards...At Akron 8/30: Racked up 34 yards on 12 carries with two scores in his first game as a Knight...At Ohio State 9/8: In his first collegiate start, rushed for 75 yards on 12 carries, including a 48-yard burst that set up a touchdown. Also had three receptions for 22 yards...FIU 9/15: Rushed for 78 yards on only 18 carries...Missouri 9/29: Rushed for 93 yards on 15 carries and hauled in three receptions...ECU 10/4: Carried the ball 17 times for 53 yards and a score...Southern Miss 10/13: Amassed 94 yards with a touchdown on 18 attempts...SMU 11/3: Carried the ball six times for 29 yards...UAB 11/24: Caught one pass for nine yards with another five yards on the ground...Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl 12/21: Rushed six times for 50 yards in the bowl-game win.
2011 Season
Sat out the year due to transfer rules and worked out with the scout team.
2010 Season
Spent true freshman season at the University of Miami...Averaged 13.2 yards per carry, finishing with nine rushes for 119 yards in 10 games...Posted the Hurricanes' longest run of the year when he scampered 71 yards for a touchdown against South Florida...Named UM's Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year.
High School
Attended Loganville High School in Georgia...Selected as a Under Armour High School All-American, rushing for a game-high 30 yards in the All-America Game in St. Petersburg Jan. 2, 2010, helping Team Nitro to a 32-7 win over Team Blur...Ranked as the No. 22 recruit in the country by ESPN.com...Rivals.com rated him as the No. 7 running back in the nation, the No. 8 player in the state of Georgia and the No. 106 player overall in the country...Named to the 2009 EA Sports All-American Second Team.Awarded with 2009 Atlanta Journal Constitution AAA Player of the Year honors...Earned first-team all-state accolades by the AJC and Associated Press...Was the No. 6 player on the AJC's Top 50 list...Ranked as the No. 34 prospect in the Mobile Register Super Southeast 120 and the No. 137 prospect in the Sports Illustrated Takkle Top 200...At Loganville, rushed for a school-record 1,937 yards and 31 touchdowns, while finishing with 11 receptions for 150 yards...Also had two kickoff returns for touchdowns as a senior...In 2008, rushed for 1,300 yards and 21 touchdowns with Buford (Ga.) High School.
Personal
Parents are Wes and Dione Johnson...Majoring in interpersonal/organizational communication.
 
Player News
05/12/2014 - A closer look at the Jaguars' pick: Round 7/222 - Storm Johnson, RB, 6-0, 209, Central Florida...Jaguars wanted to add depth at running back position and liked what they saw in Johnson's productive senior season. He rushed for 1,139 yards on 213 carries, scoring 14 times. He started collegiate career at University of Miami before joining CFU program. He'll be reunited with former Knights teammate and Jaguars No. 1 draft pick, Blake Bortles, in Jacksonville. - The Sports Xchange
 

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