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Gary
Johnson Jr.
#48 Linebacker
Gary
Johnson Jr.
#48 Linebacker
Height 6'0
Weight 230 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1996-08-02 (25)
Born Douglas, AL
School Texas
Status AMER
Defensive Tackles 8
Special Teams Tackles 10
Interceptions 0
Sacks 1

ACQUIRED: Signed with the Riders in October 2019.

YEARS IN THE CFL: 2

YEARS WITH THE RIDERS: 2

 

2021: Played six games, suiting up on both defence and special teams. Made 18 total tackles and one quarterback sack.

 

PRO: Signed with the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs and attended 2019 training camp with Washington Football Team.  Johnson Jr. spent the 2019 season on the Riders practice roster.

 

COLLEGE: In a two-year collegiate career at the University of Texas, Johnson recorded 150 tackles, 22.5 tackles for loss, eight-and-a-half sacks and three forced fumbles in 26 games. His success saw him named to the 2018 Bednarik Award and Butkus Award watch lists and to the second team All-Big 12.  Prior to becoming a Longhorn, the Alabama native was a highly ranked junior college prospect at Dodge City Community College. Johnson holds a school-record 215 tackles over two seasons while also adding 11.5 sacks and five interceptions.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2019
SSK 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
2021
SSK 6 8 10 1 0 0 0
Total
8 8 12 1 0 0 0

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
08-06
1 BC 0 2 0 0 0 0
08-14
2 HAM 2 3 1 0 0 0
09-05
5 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-30
13 MTL 0 1 0 0 0 0
11-05
14 EDM 0 2 0 0 0 0
11-20
16 HAM 6 2 0 0 0 0
Total
8 10 1 0 0 0