Biography: Three-year starter who finished with 70/4.5/3 as a senior after 77/6/2 the prior year.
Positives: "Undersized but fast college linebacker who may get consideration at safety in the NFL. Breaks down well, plays with suddenness, and flashes on the scene. Gets depth on pass drops, smooth turning his hips, and covers a lot of ground. Flows well laterally to the action, quickly changes direction, and explosive at the point of attack. Moves with speed in every direction. Wraps up tackling."
Negatives: Does not consistently take proper angles to the action. Undersized and easily knocked from his angle of attack by the initial block. Not a strong or sturdy linebacker.
Analysis: Johnson has been an active defender the past three seasons and has enough speed and athleticism to be used as a one-gap linebacker or strong safety.
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