The Eagles will travel to Raleigh on Saturday
The Eagles record 500 offensive yards for the third game this season
Dominique Williams named this year's recipient of McGillis Memorial Scholarship
JOHNSON'S CAREER HIGHS
2014 (SOPHOMORE): Played in seven regular-season games, making two starts ... an arm injury sidelined him for the remainder of the regular season ... tallied three tackles (one solo) and one pass breakup at Massachusetts (Aug. 30) ... registered two tackles (one solo) against Southern California (Sept. 13) ... charted four tackles (three solo) and recorded first career sack for a loss of seven yards against Maine (Sept. 20) ... posted two solo tackles against Colorado State (Sept. 27) ... recorded four tackles (two solo) and broke up a pass at NC State (Oct. 11) ... had a career-high nine tackles (eight solo) against Clemson (Oct. 18).
2013 (FRESHMAN): Saw action in 12 games at cornerback and on special teams ... made his collegiate debut in the team's season opener against Villanova (Aug. 31) ... notched three solo tackles, including one tackle for a loss of one yard, against NC State (Nov. 16)... made one tackle at Maryland (Nov. 23).
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned first team all-county and second team all-state accolades ... All-Gazette first-team honoree ... recorded 50 tackles, six tackles for loss, five interceptions and 13 pass break ups as a senior ... named team captain as a senior ... played for head coach Bryan Pierre ... also played basketball and served as captain as a sophomore.
PERSONAL: John Johnson ... enrolled as a communications major in the College of Arts & Sciences ... is the recipient of The Michael F. Price Endowed Athletic Fund ... John and his older brother Travis are the children of Tanya and John Johnson.