Austin Johnson

Austin Johnson
Hickory, NC
Hickory HS
6’ 3”
235 lbs.
2006 Stats: 4.65 Forty

Prospect Rankings
Rivals: Three stars ... No. 9 overall fullback ... No. 12 overall prospect in North Carolina Three stars... No. 42 overall middle linebacker
ESPN: No. 41 ranked inside linebacker

Enrolled in school January 2008

Honors: Named All-State as a senior in 2007 and as a junior in 2006 ... Three-time All-Conference honoree from 2005-2007 ... All-Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2006 and 2007 ... 2007 Carolina Panthers Community Captain ... Shrine Bowl Participant in 2007 and captain of the North Carolina team in annual scrimmage pitting North Carolina against South Carolina.

Stats: Finished career with 580 tackles ... Totaled 210 tackles as a senior, 211 tackles as a junior and 160 tackles as a sophomore in 2005 ... As a senior, rushed 108 times for 692 yards and 18 touchdowns and had 35 receptions for 470 yards.

Misc: Three-year starter at linebacker ... Also a standout baseball player ... Member of National Honor Society and Beta Club ... Father signed with Kentucky before completing eligibility at UT-Martin ... Brother, Tyler, plays linebacker at Division II Wingate College ... Coach at Hickory High School: John Worley ... Full name: Austin Thomas Johnson ... Born: June 16, 1989.

Story Courtesy: UT Sports Information

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