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Position
Assistant Strength And Conditioning Coordinator
Height
6'4
Weight
307 lbs.
Class
Redshirt
Hometown
Tallahassee, Fla.
High School
Godby HS

2006 Second-Team All-SEC (AP)

CAREER
Played in 44 games in his career, starting 28 times … Starts have come at right guard (12), right tackle (15), and left guard (1) … Played a total of 1,868 snaps from scrimmage during his career … Graduated in December of 2006 with a degree in general studies … Signed by the Phoenix Cardinals as a free agent on April 30, 2007.

SENIOR SEASON (2006)
A key member of the Tigers’ offensive line, he started 11 games at right guard in 2006 … A second-team All-SEC pick in 2006 … Missed the Tulane and Mississippi State contests with an injured toe … The two game rest snapped his string of 12 straight starts … Saw action in a total of 646 snaps from scrimmage … In 11 games, he had 70 knockdown blocks and 20 pancake blocks … Led the team with a season-high 12 knockdown blocks and  three pancakes against Kentucky … Also led the team with 11 knockdowns versus Alabama … Recorded nine knockdown blocks and a season-high five pancakes in the Tigers’ win over Tennessee.

JUNIOR SEASON (2005)
Starter at right offensive tackle in 12 of LSU’s 13 games in 2005 … Started in all but the Vanderbilt game … Saw action on a total of 747 snaps on the offensive line … Recorded 78 knockdowns and 14 pancakes.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2004)
Versatile lineman who started at three different positions on the offensive line … Played in 11 games with five starts … Had starts at left guard (1), right guard (1) and right tackle (3) … Missed the Arkansas game after suffering a shoulder injury against Ole Miss … Returned to action in a starting role against Iowa in the Capital One Bowl … Got first career start against Florida … Started at right guard against the Gators and then followed that with starts at left guard against Vanderbilt and then back-to-back starts at right tackle against Alabama and Ole Miss … Played a total of 392 snaps on offense and finished with 15 pancakes and 26 knockdown blocks … Had a season-high 3 pancakes against Troy and 8 knockdowns against Ole Miss … Played all 73 plays from scrimmage against Iowa in the Capital One Bowl.  

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2003)
Redshirt freshman that played in nine games in a backup role for the Tigers … Listed as LSU’s No. 2 right tackle behind senior Rodney Reed … Also saw action on LSU’s PAT and field goal protection teams … Saw action in 83 plays, including 26 vs. Arizona, 14 vs. UL-Monroe and 14 vs. Louisiana Tech … Had 1 pancake and 4 knockdowns vs. Arizona and had a pancake vs. Arkansas … Played three snaps against Georgia in the SEC title game.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2002)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2002.

HIGH SCHOOL
Outstanding offensive lineman who was considered one of the top offensive line prospects in Florida … Rated as the nation’s No. 24 offensive line prospect by SuperPrep and No. 42 by Rivals.com … First-team all-state selection and first-team all-district 2-4A as a junior and senior … Also named to the All-Area team by the Tallahassee Democrat … Selected to play in both the Florida-Georgia and Florida-California All-Star games … Coached by Shelton Crew.

PERSONAL
Full name is Brian Garrett Johnson … Born on March 24, 1984, in Tallahassee … Made first career start for LSU against Florida, his favorite team growing up.

 

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