Slowed by a hamstring injury, played in eight of 10 games for Louisiana-Monroe in 2020, rushing 88 times for 321 yards and four touchdowns. Closed out his career ranked among ULM's all-time leaders in rushing average (fourth with 5.48), rushing yards (12th with 1,688) and rushing touchdowns (12th with 16). He also had 31 career receptions for 175 yards (5.6 avg.) and one score. In 2019, Johnson ranked second in the Sun Belt Conference and 13th in the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision in rushing, averaging 108.2 yards per game. An All-Sun Belt second-team selection as a junior, he also finished among the NCAA FBS Top 20 in yards per carry (10th at 6.46) and rushing yards (T18th with 1,298). His 1,298 rushing yards ranked as the fourth-highest single-season total in ULM history. He was stopped for a loss only nine times in 201 rushing attempts and recorded seven 100-yard rushing games in 2019 while becoming ULM's first 1,000-yard rusher since Frank Goodin in 2009. Spent 2017 freshman year at Coahoma Community College (Clarksdale, Miss.), averaging 122.3 yards that ranked fifth in the NJCAA in rushing. Earned MACJC all-state first-team honors and selected team offensive MVP. Attended Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in 2016 but did not participate in football. Was a two-year starter at Opelika High, helping the Bulldogs to a combined record of 21-3. Was a Class 6A first-team all-state selection by the Alabama Sports Writers Association as a senior. Rushed 202 times for 1,340 yards and 24 touchdowns in 2015. Posted seven 100-yard rushing games as a senior and scored at least one touchdown in 12 of 13 games. Produced 15 100-yard rushing games and scored multiple touchdowns in 16 of 24 career games. Earned a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from ULM in May 2020.
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