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2002 Football Roster


Thomas Johnson

Class: r-So.
Position: DL
Height: 6-2
Weight: 286 pounds
Previous School: Hamilton
Hometown: Memphis, TN

Noteworthy: Will compete for starting duties at defensive tackle ... Came out of spring practice listed No. 2 on the depth chart behind Jerry Vanderpool ... A very versatile athlete because of his ability to play multiple positions ... Plays the run well and is an excellent pass rusher ... Runs a 4.8 40 ... Chose MT over Mississippi St., Mississippi, and Memphis.

2001: Played in 10 games, including four as a starter ... Averaged 35.4 snaps a game ... Was in on a personal-best 49 plays against Louisiana-Monroe and had 42 snaps against Louisiana-Lafayette ... Ended the year with 19 total tackles, two tackles for loss, and one sack ... Had a season-high four tackles at Louisiana-Monroe ... Recorded his only sack in win over Troy State and also had a pass breakup ... Recovered a fumble against Connecticut ... Registered three tackles in games against Troy State and North Texas.

2000: Was enrolled in school at MT, but did not compete in football due to academic requirements.

High School: Played TE, DL, and LB for Hamilton HS ... Led Hamilton for two straight years in tackles and sacks ... Was voted all-state, all-metro and all-city ... Was a class officer.

Personal: Parent: Alma Johnson ... Born: 6/24/81 ... Major: Physical Education.

Statistics
Tackles UA A Tot. Sacks TFL FR INT
2001 11 8 19 1-8 2-13 1-0 0-0



2001 Game-by-Game Stats
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