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Eddie Johnson

position

Linebacker

Height

6-1

Weight

238 lbs.

Class

Redshirt Freshman

Hometown

Selma, Ala.

High School

North Atlanta (Ga.) HS

Eddie Johnson - Football - University of Miami Athletics

ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM (CBSSports.com)

2012 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in 10 games at outside linebacker, making eight starts … Named to CBSSports.com All-Freshman Team … Finished second in ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year voting by league coaches … Racked up 59 tackles and team-best 7.5 tackles-for-loss … Recorded five tackles, 1.0 TFL and forced fumble in UM debut at Boston College … Made seven tackles at Kansas State in career-first start … Recorded then-career-high nine tackles and made fourth-and-1 goal line stop in OT at Georgia Tech … Named ACC Linebacker of the Week for Sept. 24 … Had seven tackles, 1.0 sack and two forced fumbles in Canes’ home win over NC State … Named ACC Rookie of the Week for Oct. 1 … Notched career-first INT against North Carolina, returning it 24 yards … Posted career-high 11 tackles against Virginia Tech … Had five tackles against USF … Did not play at Virginia and Duke … Earned letter.

2011 (True Freshman): Sat out first season at Miami, redshirted to retain eligibility.

High School: Three-star prospect by ESPNU and Rivals.com … Strong, quick athlete who can stop inside run … Runs 4.74 40-yard dash with 33.8 vertical jump … Transferred to North Atlanta as senior to play for father … Racked up 90 tackles on defense and four receiving touchdowns on offense … Named Class AAA first-team all-state selection … Voted to first-team all-state and all-city for North Atlanta HS … Played both ways throughout high school career … Recorded 560 rushing yards, 137 receiving yards and eight touchdowns on offense with 78 tackles, eight sacks and one interception on defense as junior at Selma (Ala.) HS.

SEASON G-GS UT AT TT TFL YDS SACK YDS FF FR PBU INT YDS
2012 10-8 39 20 59 7.5 23 1.0 8 3 0 2 1 24
CAREER 10-8 39 20 59 7.5 23 1.0 8 3 0 2 1 24