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2015 NFL DRAFT

Travis Johnson, OLB

School: San Jose State  |  Conference: WAC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Sunnyvale, CA
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 240 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
258257-FA
Career Notes
Finished four seasons with the Spartans... Named one of four team captains for the 2012 season... 50 games played and 42 career starts... 25 consecutive starts dating back to the start of the 2010 season... 10 or more tackles in a game five times in his career... 28 games with a tackle for loss... Eight games with 2.0 or more tackles for loss... San Jose State career leader for quarterback sacks and tackles for loss... First among active FBS players in quarterback sacks (32.0) and tied for third in tackles for loss (49.0)... Topped the team's defensive linemen in tackles and quarterback sacks in each of the last three seasons... A four-time Academic All-WAC honoree and San Jose State University Scholar-Athlete.

One of four defensive linemen in University history to be a two-time first-team all-conference selection... First San Jose State football player in 30 years to be named an Academic All-America... Three-time WAC Player of the Week during his career... Played in the 2013 East-West Shrine Game and the 2013 Senior Bowl... First San Jose State football player since 1981 and ninth in school history to play in the East-West Game and a Senior Bowl following the conclusion of a Spartan career.

2012 Season
CBSSports.com third-team All-America, Western Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year, second-team Capital One Academic All-America and first-team All-WAC defensive lineman...Phil Steele magazines 4th team mid-season All-American... Lott IMPACT Trophy, National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award , SENIOR Class Award semifinalist... Named to the Hendricks Award Midseason Watch List for the best defensive end in the country... Nationally ranks tied for 5th in quarterback sacks (13.0/ 1.00/game) and tied for 8th in tackles for loss (21.5/ 1.65/game).

Had a 15-game streak with at least one tackle for loss stopped when he played less than 15 plays in the New Mexico State win (11/10)... Tied San Jose State single-game records for quarterback sacks (4.0) and tackles for loss (6.0) in the UC Davis victory (9/8)... Tied the WAC single-game record of 6.0 tackles for loss against UC Davis... Credited with a quarterback sack in eight of the team's 12 regular-season games... Became the WAC career leader in quarterback sacks in the Louisiana Tech (11/24) win.

2011 Season
First-team All-WAC defensive lineman...Named to the Hendricks Award Watch List for the best defensive end in the country...First Spartan in 11 years to earn WAC Player of the Week honors twice in a season... Played and started in all 12 games...Nationally tied for 10th in quarterback sacks (9.5) and was 29th in tackles for loss (15.5)...WAC leader in sacks (0.79) and third in tackles for loss (1.29) per game... Third on the team with 73 tackles...WAC Special Teams Player of the Week for blocking two kicks in the Hawaii win (10/14)... First blocked kick in the Hawaii win resulted in San Jose State's first defensive PAT in school history...WAC Defensive Player of the Week for 10 tackles and a career best 4.0 quarterback sacks against Idaho (11/5)... College Sports Madness National Defensive Player of the Week against Hawaii... Season high 11 tackles against Nevada (9/17) and Navy (11/19).
2010 Season
Played and started in all 13 games...Topped the San Jose State defensive linemen with 62 tackles (28 solo, 34 assisted)...Led the Spartans with 7.5 sacks and was second on the team with 9.5 tackles for loss...Seventh in the WAC in quarterback sacks...Only player on the team with more than one multi-sack game...Season best 3.0 sacks against Utah State...2.0 sacks in the Louisiana Tech contest ...Career-high 12 tackles (7 solo, 5 assists) against Utah State (11/13)...11 tackles (5 solo, 6 assists) against Louisiana Tech (11/27).
2009 Season
Played in 12 games and started four conference contests in a row...Was in on 18 tackles...Credited with 2.5 tackles for loss and 2.0 quarterback sacks...Had at least a tackle in nine contests...Season high three stops against Idaho (10/10), at Fresno State (10/17) and in the New Mexico State victory (11/28)...Had 1.0 quarterback sacks in each of the last two games...Tied for second on the team with 2.0 fumble recoveries.
High School
Lettered in football (Coach Ron Kellner) and wrestling at the King's Academy in Sunnyvale, Calif... 38 sacks his final two seasons... Placed sixth in the 189-pound division at the Central Coast Section championships as a sophomore in 2007.
Personal
A kinesiology major...Enjoys freshwater fishing in Oregon...An Eagle Scout...Is interested in becoming a physical therapist...The San Jose native was born on June 28, 1991.
 
LATEST NEWS
04/08/2013 - 2013 San Jose State Pro Day: Travis Johnson, DE (6-1 7/8, 240) - Johnson ran the 40 in 4.86 and 4.89 seconds. He had a 32-inch vertical jump and a 9-foot broad jump. He had a short shuttle time of 4.44 seconds and did the three-cone drill in 7.18 seconds. He performed 19 strength lifts. Johnson worked out as an outside linebacker, and had a good workout despite suffering from the flu. - Gil Brandt, NFL.com

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