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2003 Football Roster


Thomas Johnson

Class: r-Jr.
Position: DL
Height: 6-2
Weight: 289 pounds
Previous School: Hamilton HS
Hometown: Memphis, TN

2003: Competed in 11 games and received eight starts at defensive tackle ... Ended the year with 33 total stops, 5.5 tackles for loss, four sacks and a fumble recovery ... Started against FAU and had four tackles, including a sack ... Also earned the start at No. 8 Georgia and had two stops ... Had just one tackle at Clemson and three at Missouri ... Registered a sack against Temple ... Collected five tackles and a sack in the win over NMSU ... At Idaho, Johnson had arguably his best game as a collegian with six tackles, a sack, a TFL, and a fumble recovery ... Added three stops against UNT ... Blocked an extra point kick against Troy State.

2002: Played in 10 games and earned four starts ...Collected a total of 14 tackles on the season to go along with a sack and one blocked punt ... Played his best game against North Texas when he tallied a season-high five tackles and blocked a punt ... Made the "Best Conditioned" athlete list from the summer conditioning program by scoring a perfect 34 points.

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.



2001 Game-by-Game Stats
2003 Game-by-Game Stats
2004 Game-by-Game Stats