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Bruce Johnson
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School: Conference: Ht., Wt.:
5-9.5, 170
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BIOGRAPHY: Two-year starter who totaled 29/1/5 as a senior after junior numbers of 28/1/5.

POSITIVES: Johnson was highly rated by NFL scouting services coming into his senior season, yet he did nothing to warrant the first-round grade during the 2008 campaign. He's a terrific athlete, yet he�s a very average cornerback at this point. He has not shown the skills to make one believe he has starting potential in the NFL. Johnson possesses the natural abilities to be used as a dime back in zone situations, and he should also flourish on special teams.

NEGATIVES: Possesses average instincts, shows a lot of indecision in his game, and blows assignments. Late locating the pass in the air, and does a lot of face guarding.

ANALYSIS: Athletic defensive back with a large degree of upside potential. Smooth pedaling in reverse, can flip his hips in transition and nicely positions himself against receivers to defend the throw. Works well with safeties and covers a lot of area on the field.


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