Tejay Johnson

Tejay  Johnson


Garland, Texas

High School:
South Garland High School

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 212



2009: Second-team All-Mountain West Conference ... tied for the TCU lead with three interceptions ... placed fourth on the Horned Frogs with 59 tackles ... totaled a career-best and TCU season-high 14 stops in the 38-7 win at BYU ... it was the most tackles by a Horned Frog since Marvin White had 14 stops in a 2006 win at Baylor ... posted eight stops, including seven solo, in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl ... drew praise from TCU head coach Gary Patterson for his play in the 20-17 win at Air Force ... recorded seven stops against the Falcons ... had a tackle for loss, among four stops, and an interception in a 41-0 win over UNLV ... also had picks in victories over Virginia and New Mexico ... added a pass breakup against the Cavaliers ... forced a fumble and had a PBU at San Diego State ... assisted on six tackles in the 45-10 victory at Wyoming.

2008: Started 12 of 13 games at weak safety ... did not play in the season opener at New Mexico due to injury ... tied for second on TCU with 10 pass breakups ... placed sixth with 47 tackles ... closed the season with six solo tackles in the 17-16 Poinsettia Bowl victory over Boise State ... had two tackles for loss, including a sack, among six stops in the 13-7 win at Colorado State ... also forced a fumble and had two pass breakups against the Rams ... posted a season-best seven tackles with two for loss in the 54-7 victory over Wyoming ... broke up two passes while assisting on three stops in the 32-7 win versus BYU ... had an interception while adding four stops in his first game of the season, a 67-7 week-two victory against Stephen F. Austin ... totaled six tackles at Oklahoma and Utah ... added a pass breakup against the Utes.

2007: One of four true freshmen to see action for the Frogs ... provided depth at free safety ... recorded a season-high four tackles, all solo stops, against Utah ... assisted on two tackles in his collegiate debut in the season-opening 27-0 win over Baylor ... had an assisted stop in the 24-12 victory versus Colorado State.

High School: Honorable mention all-state, first-team all-district and second-team all-area as a senior ... totaled 88 tackles, including two for a loss, to go with four interceptions, eight pass breakups and a fumble recovery ... scored three defensive touchdowns, reaching the end zone with two picks and his fumble recovery ... the No. 55 recruit in the state by Scout.com ... named South Garland's Outstanding Defensive Player of the Year ... a second-team all-district selection his junior year when he recorded 94 stops, six tackles for a loss, five sacks, two interceptions and six pass break-ups ... lettered three years in both football and track & field ... placed first in the state in the 110 meter hurdles at a summer meet in Round Rock ... was fourth in the 300 hurdles at the same event.

Personal: Mother is Betty M. Johnson ... working towards a degree in habilitation of the deaf and hard of hearing.

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