University of Miami Athletics

Deandre Johnson


Defensive End




252 lbs.


Redshirt Senior


Miami, Fla.

High School

Miami Southridge

Previous School


Deandre Johnson - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2021 (Redshirt Senior): Saw action in all 12 games and started final 10 contests in lone season at Miami…Led all Hurricanes defenders with eight tackles for loss and finished with 4.5 sacks…Had one tackle in season opener against Alabama (Sept. 4)…Saw time in win over Appalachian State (Sept. 11)…Made first start of Miami career against Michigan State (Sept. 18) and had one solo tackle…Posted two solo tackles, including one tackle for loss, in win over Central Connecticut State (Sept. 25)…Started against Virginia (Sept. 30) and tallied two solo tackles, including one tackle for loss…Totaled five total tackles, including one tackle for loss and one half-sack, at North Carolina (Oct. 16)…Posted one solo tackle and started in win over NC State (Oct. 23)…Had 1.5 tackles for loss, including one solo sack, and two total tackles in win at Pittsburgh (Oct. 30)…Had three solo tackles, including one 17-yard sack, in win over Georgia Tech (Nov. 6)…Started at Florida State (Nov. 13) and finished with three total tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and one sack…Credited with five total tackles, including 1.5 tackles for loss and one sack, in win over Virginia Tech (Nov. 20)…Finished regular season finale with one tackle in win at Duke (Nov. 27).

Before Miami: Spent first four seasons of career at Tennessee…Played in 41 games and made nine starts…Totaled 58 tackles, 15.5 tackles for loss and 10 sacks during career with Volunteers…Had best game of career in 2020 season opener against South Carolina, finishing with six tackles, 2.5 sacks and forced fumble to earn SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week Honors…Had 28 tackles, six tackles for loss and team high-tying 4.5 sacks in final year at Tennessee.

High School: Three-star recruit out of Miami Southridge High School … Helped lead Spartans to 2016-17 8A State Championship and 12-2 record … Graduated high school early to enroll at Tennessee in January 2017 … Was team captain and one of the top prospects in Florida.