2017 NFL Draft

Keelan Johnson, SS

School: Arizona State  |  Conference: PAC12
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Mesa, AZ
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 209 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
Career Notes
A four-year letterman who played in 49 games, including 18 starts, for the Sun Devils...totaled 169 tackles (117 solo)...had eight career interceptions, which is tied for the second most by a Sun Devil since 2000...had one sack for five yards and 3.5 tackles for losses...forced one fumble as well as recovered one fumble...made his first career start on Oct. 3, 2009 against Oregon State... redshirted and played wide receiver during preseason camp in 2008, but moved to the defensive side of the ball during the season.
2012 Season
Finished second on the team with 88 total tackles (65 solo)...led the team (11th in the nation) with five interceptions and 13 passes defensed...named a First Team All-Pac-12 CBSSports.com All-American...part of a secondary that finished the season ranked third nationally in passing defense (167.92) and 10th in passing efficiency defense (105.45), leading the Pac-12 in both...registered three interceptions in the final two games of the regular season ...grabbed two interceptions against WSU (11/17)...against Arizona (11/23), collected an interception and a forced fumble in the fourth quarter that led to the Devils game-tying drive...had seven tackles and an interception against Oregon State (11/3)...posted eight solo tackles against UCLA (10/27)...had six tackles and an interception against Utah (9/22)...led team with nine tackles against both Cal (9/29) and Illinois (9/8)...had one tackle for a loss of three yards...earned All-Pac-12 honorable mention recognition...named to Phil Steele All-Pac-12 team (third team)...was a team captain...competed in the 88th East-West Shrine Game.
2011 Season
Listed in the top ten in tackles for the season...doubled his solo and total tackles...showed his versatility by starting three games this season, two at free safety and one at strong...had interception at Illinois...recorded his first sack of career vs UCLA....followed that up with a career high and team high eight tackles (five solo) in snow at Washington State...had second interception of season vs California...had seven tackles in Las Vegas Bowl vs Boise State.
2010 Season
Started in two games for the Sun Devils this season....had a streak of three straight games with at least four tackles starting with Portland State...had his first tackle for loss on national TV vs. #11 Wisconsin...first career interception in shutout victory vs Washington State...earned Hard Hat player recognition for his work in ASU's offseason strength and conditioning program.
2009 Season
Played in all 12 games on the season and started one...gathered 11 tackles (nine solo) on the season...made his first career start Oct. 3 vs. Oregon State and collected a pair of solo tackles...recorded two tackles (one solo) against Louisiana-Monroe on Sept. 19.
2008 Season
Redshirted, spending the season as a member of the scout team.
High School
A 2008 graduate of Mesa (Ariz.) High School...one of the top all-around athletes in the state of Arizona...a local product that looks forward to playing for his home team...starred from sideline to sideline for Mesa High School...rated as the No. 9 running back in the state of Arizona and the No. 96 running back prospect in the nation by Scout.com...earned All-West Region honors by PrepStar...listed as the No. 6 running back in the state of Arizona and the state's No. 22 overall prospect by SuperPrep...also rated as the No. 22 overall player in the state of Arizona by Scout.com...listed as the No. 22 all-purpose athlete in the West region by ESPN Scouts, Inc....earned honorable mention 5A All-State recognition by The Arizona Republic as a junior and as a senior.

Was listed as the No. 19 overall player in the state of Arizona by the same publication...listed as the No. 3 defensive back in the state of Arizona and the state's No. 18 overall player by Rivals.com...as a senior in 2006, he led Mesa High with 16 total touchdowns and was the team's leading rusher and receiver...carried 92 times for 761 yards (8.3 avg.) with 11 touchdowns and caught 19 passes for 324 yards (17.1 avg.) with two scores...led the Jackrabbits with 1,279 all-purpose yards (116.3 per game)...totaled 59 tackles (28 solo) with three interceptions at defensive back...also played basketball at Mesa High...chose the Sun Devils over Arizona and Nebraska...coached by Kelley Moore at Mesa High School.

BIS major at ASU focusing on Justice Studies and Sociology...mother is Sonya Johnson of Chandler, Ariz....born Sept. 26, 1989.

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