Honors: 2013 – Voted Honorable Mention All-C-USA … Named Most Improved offensive lineman following spring drills and the Most Improved Strength Training award for offensive linemen.
2013: Started all 13 games … Ranked second among linemen with 969 total snaps played … Had 70 or more snaps in a game eight times, including 103 against Marshall … Was part of a line that produced five different 100-yard rushers and seven games of 200 or more yards on the ground.
2012: Started all 12 games … Part of a line that ranked second nationally in fewest sacks allowed and paved the way for three different 100-yard rushers … Played 70 or more snaps nine times … Had 74 knockdowns, including a season-high nine against Georgia Tech … Gave up one sack all season … Had 70 or more snaps nine times … Played a career-best 91 snaps in win at FIU … Was in on all 83 snaps vs USA and 76 vs FAU and WKU.
2011: Took a redshirt year.
High School: Rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Lettered four years in football and one year in weightlifting ... Helped lead team to a 14-1 record in 2010 and state runner-up in Class 6A (opened holes for National Player of the Year Dee Hart) ... Was all-county ... Had 75 pancake blocks as a senior and did not allow a quarterback sack ... Voted the school's freshman of the year in 2007 ... Played for Coach Dale Salapa.
Full Name: Darius Levon Johnson ... Parents: Keith Johnson and Nicole Butler ... Born: 12/3/92 ... Major: Criminal Justice ... Other: Cousin Joe Joseph plays for the Washington Redskins.