Position
Defensive Tackle
Height
6'2
Weight
285 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Amory, Miss.
Major
General Studies
High School
Amory HS

CAREER
Served as a dependable backup on the defensive line during his three years at LSU … Played in 19 games with no starts … Capped his career with 11 total tackles and a tackle for loss … Joined LSU after one year at Itawamba Community College … Sat out the 2008 season … Lettered three times (2009, ’10, ’11) … Went from a walk-on to a player who was counted on to contribute by the time he reached his senior season.

SENIOR SEASON (2011)
Saw action in nine games, all in a backup role … Posted a season-high two tackles on three occasions: vs. Northwestern State, vs. Kentucky and vs. Western Kentucky … Earned 0.5 tackles for a loss against Western Kentucky.

JUNIOR SEASON (2010)
Saw action in five games with no starts … Experienced lineman who played against Vanderbilt, Mississippi State, McNeese State, Auburn and Louisiana-Monroe … Registered two tackles on the season, one each against McNeese and Louisiana-Monroe.

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009)
Played on the defensive line in five games – Louisiana-Lafayette, at Mississippi State, at Georgia, Auburn and Tulane … Made two tackles, one each against Louisiana-Lafayette and Mississippi State.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008)
Transferred from Itawamba Community College and redshirted in 2008.

PERSONAL
Full name is Dennis Stephrone Johnson … Born Nov. 9, 1988, in Amory, Miss. … Majoring in biology … Has one of the more unique nicknames on the team “Meatball”.

CAREER HIGHS 
Total tackles: 2, three times (Last: vs. Western Kentucky, 2011)
Tackles for loss: 0.5 vs. Western Kentucky, 2011 

JOHNSON’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks

PBU

QBH

INT

FF

FR
2009

5-0

0

2

2

0-0

0-0

0

0

0-0

0

0-0

2010

5-0

0

2

2

0-0

0-0

0

0

0-0

0

0-0

2011

9-0

0

7

7

0.5-8

0-0

0

0

0-0

0

0-0

Totals

19-0
0
11
11
0.5-8
0-0
0
0
0-0
0
0-0
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