Warrensville Heights, OH
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5-10 / 186
Outstanding athlete, student and leader for the team? was a member of the Boston College team - which spent most of the year in the lead - in the 1999-2000 Tucker Anthony BIG EAST Stock Challenge?moved from his former wide receiver post to the cornerback position during the spring of 1997; had made some big strides during spring practice before tearing ligaments (ACL) in his left knee (April, 1997) and undergoing surgery.
Played in all 12 games, including 11 starts?solid overall performer?registered 59 tackles (41 unassisted), including three sacks?had two interceptions, six pass break-ups, three quarterback hurries, and two forced fumbles?intercepted and broke up a pass and registered seven tackles against Notre Dame? had eight tackles against Pittsburgh?solid performance at Temple; recorded 11 tackles, seven of which were unassisted, one tackles for loss, forced a fumble, and caused three incompletions?returned an interception 27 yards for a touchdown against Northeastern?had five tackles - all unassisted - and a sack against Baylor.
Saw action in all 11 games, starting the last three...made 34 stops (21 solo)...season-high six against Notre Dame and Pittsburgh...recorded five tackles versus Louisville and four versus Miami...hauled down an interception versus Pittsburgh...broke up three passes.
Missed the entire season because of his left knee injury.
Made the travel squad on several occasions, but was not called on to participate in a game, thus saving a year of eligibility for his football future.
Earned Cleveland Plain Dealer All-City and All-State honors as a senior wide receiver/defensive back...a Blue Chip Illustrated All-Region selection...also captured All-County honorable mention accolades and All-League honors in 1995...served as team captain as a senior...made 30 receptions and scored five touchdowns as a senior...one of 11 seniors to receive a Scholar-Athlete Award from the Northeastern Ohio Chapter of the National Football Foundation, receiving the honor at a banquet in May of 1996...played for head coach Virgil Walker...an outstanding trackster who was the Ohio long jump champion as a senior with a jump of 25-feet, 9 ? inches; the jump was the nation's longest...also earned All-State honors as a junior.
RaMon C. Johnson, born April 17, 1978...a member of his high school's National Honor Society...also active in the Student Council and served as a peer mediator...listed among the Who's Who Among American High School Students...enrolled as a finance major in the Carroll School of Management?he is the middle of Valerie and Ronald Johnson's three sons.