LSU Gold
Position
Wide Receiver
Height
6'1
Weight
177 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Galena Park, Texas
High School
North Shore HS

SENIOR SEASON (2001)
Played in 12 games, including the Sugar Bowl, all on special teams for the Tigers … Recorded 9 tackles during the regular season, 6 of which were solo … All 9 tackles came on special teams play … Had season-best 2 tackles vs. Alabama … Named LSU’s Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Middle Tennessee and Auburn.

JUNIOR SEASON (2000)
Developed into a special teams standout … Played in nine games during the regular-season as well as the Peach Bowl … Saw majority of his action on special teams … Did not record any statistics on offense … Named LSU’s Special Teams Player of the Week against UAB after recovering a fumble on a punt in the third quarter … Also recovered a fumble on punt team coverage vs. Kentucky … Had two tackles on special teams – one vs. Florida and one against Mississippi State … Forced a fumble vs. Georgia Tech in the Peach Bowl.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (1999)
Saw action in the last game of the season against Arkansas but did not record any stats.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (1998)
Played in two games as a backup tailback … Rushed seven times for 30 yards … Saw action vs. Arkansas State and Idaho … Played in nine plays from scrimmage and four plays on special teams.

HIGH SCHOOL
No. 66 in Superprep Texas 102 … Rushed for 2,202 yards and 23 touchdowns while leading North Shore to the 5A Division I semi-finals … As a junior, had 161 carries for 1,350 yards and 14 touchdowns, while catching two passes, both touchdowns for 107 yards … First team All-District as a junior … Coached in high school by David Aymond.

PERSONAL
Born March 9, 1978, in Houston, Texas … Parents are Larry Johnson Sr. and LaVera Johnson … Has one brother, Larry … Majoring in finance.

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