36  Taj Johnson
Taj Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Upland, Calif.

High School:
Upland

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 190

Position:
DB

Birthdate:
04/08/1991

Major:
Health Science


CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 3, vs. Charleston Southern (10/6/12)
Solos:
2, at South Florida (9/4/10), vs. American International (9/11/10); at Presbyterian (11/6/10); vs. Charleston Southern (10/6/12)
Asst:
2, at UTEP (9/3/11)
TFLs:
1.0, at Gardner-Webb (11/12/11)
Sacks:
N/A
Ints:
N/A
PBUs: 1, vs. American International (9/11/10); at Gardner-Webb (11/12/11)

2012: Played in nine games ... five tackles ...saw time at corner vs. VMI (11/3) ... saw time on special teams and at cornerback vs. Gardner-Webb (10/20) ... career-high three tackles vs. Charleston Southern (10/6) ... made two tackles vs. Pace (9/8) ... saw action vs. Central Connecticut (9/1).

2011: Played in all 13 games ... made six tackles, including 1.5 for loss ... one pass breakup ... majority of time came on special teams ... had two tackles vs. Liberty (11/19) ... made two tackles, including one for a loss, and a pass breakup at Gardner-Webb (11/12) ... made two tackles at UTEP (9/3).

2010: Played in 10 games, mostly on special teams ... finished with nine tackles ... played at Liberty (11/20) ... saw action against Gardner-Webb (11/13) ... two tackles at Presbyterian (11/6) ... saw action vs. Charleston Southern (10/30) and at Coastal Carolina (10/23) ... one tackle at Lafayette (10/16) ... had two tackles, including one for a loss vs. VMI (10/9) ... saw action against UMass (9/25) ... made two tackles against American International (9/11) and at South Florida (9/4) ... had a pass breakup vs. Yellow Jackets.

2009: Redshirted.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Upland High School ... three letters in football for the Highlanders ... first team All-CIF and second team all-league ... totals 40 tackles with a pair of interceptions ... 13 receptions for 250 yards and four scores on offense ... second team all-league as a junior.

Personal: Born Taj Johnson on April 8, 1991 in Pasadena, California ... son of Fred and Tamiko Johnson.

Johnson's Statistics
Year GP/GS UA A Totals TFL Sacks Int. PB FR FF
2012 9/0 3 2 5 0.5-2 0.0 0 0 0 0
2011 13/0 2 4 6 1.5-2 0.0 0 1 0 0
2010 10/0 8 1 9 0.5-1 0.0 0 1 0 0
Totals 32/0 13 7 20 2.5-5 0.0 0 2 0 0