Troy Johnson Bio - Hawkeye Sports Official Athletic Site
Football hawkeyesports.com
Troy Johnson
48
Troy Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lakeland, FL

High School:
Lakeland HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 235

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
11/29/1987

2010 - - Recorded 57 tackles (24 solo, 33 assists) while seeing action in all 13 games and starting six times . . . saw action in 37-7 opening win over Eastern Illinois, recording one assisted tackle as defense allowed just 157 yards total offense . . . saw action in 35-7 win over Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 34-27 loss at Arizona, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in 45-0 win over Ball State, recording four assisted tackles and a pass break-up as defense allowed just 112 yards total offense . . . started at middle linebacker in 24-3 win over Penn State as defense allowed just 54 net rushing yards and 301 yards total offense . . . recorded three tackles vs. Penn State before leaving game due to injury . . . started at middle linebacker in 38-28 win at Michigan . . . recorded career-best 13 tackles at Michigan, including five solo stops and eight assists . . . also had one pass break-up and his first career interception in the closing minutes to stop final Michigan scoring opportunity . . . started at middle linebacker in 31-30 loss to Wisconsin, recording four assisted tackles . . . saw action at weakside linebacker in 37-6 win over fifth-ranked Michigan State as defense allowed just 31 net rushing yards and 258 yards total offense . . . recorded nine tackles vs. MSU, including a shared tackle for loss, and also had a pass break-up . . . saw action in 18-13 win at Indiana, but had no statistics . . . saw action at linebacker in 21-17 loss at Northwestern, recording three solo tackles . . . started at outside linebacker in 20-17 loss to Ohio State, recording three solo tackles and two assists . . . started at outside linebacker in 27-24 loss at Minnesota . . . recorded nine tackles vs. Minnesota, including career-best six solo stops and a shared tackle for loss . . . started at weakside linebacker in 27-24 Insight Bowl win over 12th-ranked Missouri . . . recorded three solo tackles and two assists vs. Missouri, including one tackle for loss.

2009 Honors - - Big Ten Conference co-Defensive Player of the Week for his play in win over Minnesota . . . Win During the Week Award, Special Teams.

2009 - - Saw action in all 13 games, with one start (Minnesota) . . . collected eight solo tackles and 12 assists, along with one caused and one recovered fumble . . . saw action in 17-16 win over Northern Iowa, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 35-3 win at Iowa State as defense collected six turnovers, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in 27-17 win over Arizona, but had no statistics as defense allowed 105 passing yards and 253 yards total offense . . . saw action in 21-10 win at Penn State, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 24-21 win over Arkansas State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 30-28 win over Michigan, recording one solo tackle and two assists . . . saw action in 20-10 win at Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 15-13 win at Michigan State, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 42-24 win over Indiana, recording one solo tackle as defense allowed just 79 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 17-10 loss to Northwestern, recording one solo tackle as defense allowed just 10 points and 239 yards total offense . . . saw action in 27-24 overtime loss at Ohio State, recording one solo tackle . . . started at weakside linebacker in 12-0 win over Minnesota as defense allowed just 48 rushing yards and 201 yards total offense . . . recorded career-best 11 tackles in first career start vs. Gophers, including a tackle for loss and a caused and recovered fumble . . . QB sack was the first of his career , , , also had one pass break-up in earning Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honors . . . saw action in 24-14 Orange Bowl win over Georgia Tech, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 155 yards total offense.

2008 - - Not listed on depth chart following spring practice . . . saw action in 46-3 opening win over Maine as defense allowed just 83 passing yards and 220 yards total offense . . . recorded three assisted tackles vs. Maine . . . saw action in 42-0 win over Florida International as defense allowed just 56 rushing yards and 218 yards total offense . . . collected two solo stops and one assist vs. FIU, including two tackles for minus 13 yards . . . saw action at linebacker in 17-5 win over Iowa State as defense allowed just 73 rushing yards . . . recorded one pass break-up vs. ISU, knocking away a potential touchdown catch in the Iowa endzone . . . saw action in 21-20 loss at Pittsburgh, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in 22-17 loss to Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 16-13 loss at Michigan State, but had no statisitcs . . . saw action in 45-9 win at Indiana, recording one solo tackle as defense allowed just 95 rushing yards and 286 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 38-16 win over Wisconsin due to injury . . . saw action on special teams in 27-24 loss at Illinois, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 24-23 win over third-ranked Penn State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 22-17 win over Purdue as defense allowed just 86 net rushing yards, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 55-0 win at Minnesota, but had no statistics as defense allowed just seven rushing yards and 134 yards total offense in posting second shutout of the season . . . saw action in 31-10 Outback Bowl win over South Carolina, recording one assisted tackle as defense allowed just 43 net rushing yards.

2007 - - Not listed on depth chart following spring practice . . . saw action in opening win over Northern Illinois, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 21 rushing yards and 235 yards total offense . . . saw action in win over Syracuse, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 24 rushing yards and 103 yards total offense ...saw action on special teams in loss at Iowa State, recording one solo tackle...saw action on special teams in loss at Wisconsin, but had no statistics. . . saw action in loss to Indiana, recording one solo tackle and first forced fumble of his career . . . saw action on special teams in loss at Penn State, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in win over 18th-ranked Illinois, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in loss at Purdue, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in double OT win over Michigan State, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in win at Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in win over Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in loss to Western Michigan, but had no statistics. 2006 - - Redshirted.

High school honors - - Prep Nation all-American . . . first team all-state as a senior, honorable mention as a junior . . . defensive MVP as a senior . . . first team all-county as a senior, second team as a junior . . . 2004 Lakeland HS Best Defensive Back . . . Career - - Lakeland HS team went 30-0 in his final two years, winning two state championships and the 2005 USA Today National Championship . . . recorded 179 tackles, 48 tackles for loss, four forced fumbles, three blocked kicks and three blocked punts as a senior . . . had 136 tackles, five interceptions and two forced fumbles as a junior . . . had 48 tackles, one interception and one forced fumble as a sophomore . . . team captain as a senior . . . three-year letterman in football and basketball, two-year letterman in baseball.

Personal - - Born 11/29/87 . . . Interdepartmental Studies (Business) major . . . four-year member of prep Honor Roll . . . parents are Kandy and Steve Johnson . . . high school coach was Bill Castle.

Career Bests
Tackles:	13, at Michigan, 10/16/10
Solos:	         6, at Minnesota, 11/27/10
Assists:	 8, three times, last vs. Mich. State, 10/30/10
TFL:	         2, vs. FL International, 9/06/08
Interception:	 1, at Michigan, 10/16/10
PBU:	         1, five times, last vs. Mich. State, 10/30/10
Forced Fumble:	 1, vs, Minnesota, 11/21/09
Recovered Fumble:1, vs. Minnesota, 11/21/09

Career Statistics
Defense		Solo	Ast.	Total	T/Loss	Sacks	QBH	In-Yd.	PBU	FF	RF
Freshman	2	0	2	0/0	0/0	0	0-0	0	1	0
Sophomore	4	5	9	2/13	0/0	0	0-0	1	0	0
Junior		8	12	20	1/4	1/4	0	0-0	1	1	1
Senior          24      33      57      2/2     0/0     0       1-4     3       0	0
Career		38      50      88      5/19    1/4     0       1-4     4       1	1 
Twitter
  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago