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Jovon
Johnson
#2 Defensive Back
Jovon
Johnson
#2 Defensive Back
Height 5'9
Weight 190 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1983-11-02 (35)
Born Erie, PA
School Iowa
INT / NAT INT
Defensive Tackles 21
Special Teams Tackles 1
Interceptions 1
Sacks 0

PRO: Signed with the Riders in June, 2017…signed with the Montreal Alouettes in February, 2016…signed with the Ottawa Redblacks in February, 2014…signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in April, 2008…signed with the Roughriders in October, 2007.

 

2018: Started 10 regular-season games…had 21 defensive tackles, four knockdowns, one special-teams tackle, one tackle for loss, one forced fumble and one interception.

 

NOTABLES:

  • Member of the Riders 2007 Grey Cup winning team
  • CFL Most Outstanding Defensive Player: 2011
  • CFL All-Star: 2009, 2011
  • CFL Divisional All-Star: 2009-12, 2015
  • Team nominee as Most Outstanding Player: 2009, 2011
  • Team nominee as Most Outstanding Defensive Player: 2011
  • Made CFL debut October 21/07

 

COLLEGE: Spent four seasons at Iowa (2002-05)…played 49 collegiate games, registering 17 career interceptions with one touchdown return.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2007
SSK 2 9 0 0 0 0 0
2008
WPG 17 51 4 0 3 2 2
2009
WPG 18 73 2 0 6 1 0
2010
WPG 18 61 0 0 4 1 2
2011
WPG 18 53 0 0 8 2 0
2012
WPG 18 50 3 0 1 0 2
2013
WPG 18 61 0 0 1 1 1
2014
OTT 15 34 0 2 1 0 0
2015
OTT 18 53 0 0 5 0 0
2016
MTL 18 59 0 6 3 0 1
2017
SSK 18 39 0 0 2 1 1
2018
SSK 10 21 1 0 1 0 1
Total
188 564 10 8 35 8 10

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-15
1 TOR 3 0 0 0 0 0
06-21
2 OTT 2 0 0 0 0 0
06-30
3 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-05
4 HAM 4 0 0 0 0 0
07-19
6 HAM 5 0 0 1 0 0
07-28
7 CGY 1 0 0 0 0 0
08-02
8 EDM 1 0 0 0 0 1
08-19
10 CGY 3 0 0 0 0 0
09-08
13 WPG 1 1 0 0 0 0
09-30
16 MTL 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total
21 1 0 1 0 1