C.J. Johnson
C.J. Johnson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Philadelphia, Miss.

High School:
Philadelphia

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 225

Position:
DE

Experience:
3L


09/13/2014

Postgame Notes: Ole Miss vs. Louisiana-Lafayette

08/28/2014

Ole Miss Pulls Away Late, Wins 35-13

Rebels Win Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game with Breakout Fourth Quarter vs. Boise State

08/28/2014

Postgame Notes: Ole Miss vs. Boise State

08/07/2014

Preseason Report 08.07: Ole Miss to Open Practice Saturday

Freeze Looking for More from Team in First Two-a-Day

08/03/2014

Preseason Report 08.03: Coordinators Pleased With Progress From Units

Numerous Players Standing Out Early in Practice

09/14/2013

Scott, Rebels Roll Over Texas 44-23

Senior running back Jeff Scott ran for a career-high 164 yards and had a 73-yard punt return for a touchdown here Saturday night as Ole Miss scored 30 unanswered points to run past Texas 44-23 in front of the third largest crowd at DKR Stadium (101, 474). With the win, the Rebels improved to 3-0 for the first time since 1989.

Preseason All-SEC third team (Lindy's), fourth team (Phil Steele) ... Granted a medical redshirt by the NCAA for his 2013 season.

2013: Started the first four games at defensive end and missed the remainder of the season after undergoing surgery on his ankle ... Collected 12 tackles, 4.0 TFLs and two QB hurries in those four contests ... Earned third letter ... at Vanderbilt (8/29/13): Made two stops (one solo) in start ... vs. Southeast Missouri (9/7/13): Made two tackles with 1.0 TFL in start ... at Texas (9/14/13): Made five tackles, with a career-high 3.0 TFLs, and a QB hurry in start ... at #1 Alabama (9/28/13): Made three tackles (one solo) and had a QB hurry in start ... Named preseason All-SEC second team by Athlon and Birmingham News, third team by the league coaches, media and Lindy's, and fourth team by Phil Steele ... On the CFPA Defensive Lineman Trophy Preseason Watch List.

2012: All-SEC third team (College Sports Madness) ... College Football News Sophomore All-America honorable mention ... Played in every game at DE, with 10 starts ... Led team with 6.5 sacks ... Tied for eighth in SEC with 0.5 sacks/game ... Finished sixth on team with 55 tackles and 4th with 8.0 TFLs ... Helped Ole Miss lead all SEC teams and rank fourth in the nation in TFLs (7.9/game) and rank second in the SEC and 11th nationally in sacks (2.9/game) ... Earned second letter ... vs. Central Arkansas (9/1): Made six total stops (four solo), with 1.0 sack, in start ... Named SEC Co-Defensive Lineman of the Week ... vs. UTEP (9/8): Tallied four tackles (one solo), including 0.5 TFL, in start ... vs. #12 Texas (9/15): Posted eight tackles (two solo) in start ... at Tulane (9/22): Posted two solo stops in start ... at #1 Alabama (9/29): Tallied six tackles (three solo) with a QB hurry in start ... vs. Texas A&M (10/6): Posted five tackles (two solo) with a QB hurry in start ... vs. Auburn (10/13): Recovered a fumble in the end zone for the Rebels' first defensive TD of the year, in start ... at Arkansas (10/27): Posted five stops (three solo) and made a big sack late in the fourth quarter to seal the Rebel win ... at #6 Georgia (11/3): Posted seven tackles (two solo), including 1.5 sacks for nine yards ... vs. Vanderbilt (11/10): Posted three tackles (two solo), a sack for eight yards and a pass breakup ... at #7 LSU (11/17): Posted an assisted tackle ... vs. #24 Mississippi State (11/24): Recorded three solo tackles, including a pair of sacks for 16 yards ... BBVA Compass Bowl vs. Pitt (1/5): Made four tackles (three solo) with a TFL in start.

2011: Played in 11 games, starting three at defensive end ... Made 32 tackles, including 4.0 TFLs and 1.0 sack ... Earned first letter ... vs. Southern Illinois (9/10): Saw first collegiate action at linebacker and made one tackle ... vs. Georgia (9/24): Made one tackle ... at Fresno State (10/1): Posted three tackles (one solo) ... vs. Alabama (10/15): Finished with two tackles (one solo) ... vs. Arkansas (10/22): Picked up his first career sack ... at Kentucky (11/5): Recorded one solo tackle ... vs. Louisiana Tech (11/12): Made first career start at defensive end, racking up nine solo tackles, including 1.0 TFL, and one forced fumble ... vs. LSU (11/19): Posted four tackles (one solo) ... at Mississippi State (11/26): Recorded a career-high 10 tackles (two solo), including 2.0 TFL--also a career-best.

HIGH SCHOOL: A U.S. Army, Parade, PrepStar and SuperPrep All-America selection ... Listed No. 1 on The Clarion-Ledger's Top 10 Most Wanted list ... Earned first team All-State honors from The Clarion-Ledger and was a member of the paper's Dandy Dozen squad ... Named 3A Defensive Player of the Year and first team All-State by the Mississippi Association of Coaches as a senior ... Listed No. 19 on the Mobile Press-Register Super Southeast 120 ... Rated No. 1 player in Mississippi, the No. 2 inside linebacker in the nation and the No. 21 player overall in the country by Rivals.com ... Ranked the No. 4 middle linebacker and the No. 58 player in the nation by Scout.com ... Listed as the No. 9 middle linebacker in the nation by ESPN.com ... Rated the No. 5 player in Mississippi by SuperPrep ... Selected to the Orlando Sentinel All-Southern first team ... Earned team MVP honors at the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic as a senior ... Collected 149 tackles and two INTs as a senior ... Helped lead squad to 12-1 record and Class 3A state playoffs as a senior ... Posted 151 tackles as a junior ... Coached in high school by Teddy Dyess.

PERSONAL: Son of Chris and Linda Johnson ... Full name is Christopher Jakensly Johnson ... Born: May 23, 1992 ... Criminal justice major.

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