Red Team 13, White Team 13
For most of the defensive backs, this spring marks the first time with a familiar scheme
Maryland takes on Boston College Saturday at 1 p.m.
Terps possess the 11th-ranked defense nationally
Maryland, NC State square off Saturday at 3:30 p.m.
As a Sophomore (2012): Started all 12 games at cornerback and led the team with .67 pass break ups per game; that mark also tied for 18th in the ACC ... made five tackles for loss on the season, tops on the team for a defensive back ... 32 of his 43 tackles on the season were unassisted ... recorded seven tackles against William & Mary (9/1), including four solo tackles and one-and-a-half sacks ... had two solo tackles against Temple (9/8) ... recorded three solo tackles against Connecticut (9/15) ... totaled four solo tackles against West Virginia (9/22) ... had three total tackles against Wake Forest (10/6), including two solo tackles ... had five total tackles, including two solo tackles against Virginia (10/13) ... set season highs with seven total tackles and four solo tackles against NC State (10/20) ... also recorded two pass break ups against the Wolfpack ... totaled two solo tackles against Boston College (10/27) ... recorded five tackles including four solo stops against Georgia Tech (11/3)... recorded two tackles against Clemson (11/10) ... recorded two solo tackles including one tackle for loss against Florida State (1/17) ... started and recorded one solo tackle against North Carolina (11/24).
As a Redshirt Freshman (2011): Saw action in nine games as a reserve cornerback and special teams player ... served as the No. 4 cornerback ... had one tackle vs. West Virginia (9/17), Temple (9/24) and Towson (10/1) ... also had one tackle vs. Notre Dame (11/12) and NC State (11/26) ... did not play vs. Miami (9/5), BC (10/29) and Notre Dame (11/12).
As a Freshman (2010): Redshirted.
At Suitland High School: A excellent two-way player .. ranked No. 78 nationally among cornerbacks by Scouts, Inc. ... 2009 consensus all-state selection ... a 2009 second team All-Met selection at defensive back ... recorded 99 tackles and four interceptions as a senior ... also caught 11 passes for 166 yards and two touchdowns as a senior ... displayed excellent leadership as a senior captain after Suitland lost its head coach - Nick Lynch - in a tragic car accident ... coached by Ed Shields.
Personal: Parents are Gary and Angeline Johnson ... has one brother and one sister ... a criminology and criminal justice major.