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Gameday Guide 2017
 
CU Football BIO
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Denzel Johnson
Player Profile:
Denzel Johnson 2257240
Position: S
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 200
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Columbia, S.C.
High School: A.C. Flora HS
Experience: 1 Letter

Defensive back played primarily special teams in 2016, but also some safety.

2016: Produced nine tackles, including five on special teams, in 54 snaps over 13 games ... appeared in first career game on special teams at Auburn and contributed a tackle ... scored a touchdown by recovering a muffed kickoff return in the rout of SC State ... had five tackles, including one on special teams, in 20 snaps against South Carolina ... posted two special teams tackles in ACC Championship win over Virginia Tech, earning player of the game honors in that phase by the Tiger coaches.

2015: Redshirted.

Before Clemson: No. 14 player in South Carolina by ESPN ... No. 2 safety in South Carolina by Scout.com ... named an MVP of the North team in the North-South All-Star game ... led his 12-2 team to the fourth round of the AAA playoffs as a senior ... AAA state player-of-the-year by High School Sports Report as a senior ... Midlands Player-of-the-Year by The State as a senior ... had 69 receptions for 910 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior ... had two kickoff returns for touchdowns and a punt return for a touchdown as a senior ... had 60 tackles, two interceptions and eight pass breakups as a senior ... two of his assistant coaches were former Tigers (Airese Currie, Todd McClinton) ... coached by Reggie Shaw ... recruited by Mike Reed.

Personal:  Majoring in sports communication ... born April 19, 1997.

 

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