Broke up a pass against Northwestern State during the season opener... assisted on two tackles against Texas Tech.
Made his collegiate debut against Southern during the season opener.
Lettered for two seasons at the College of Sequoias for head coach Curtis Allen... posted 18 tackles with a sack during his first game and helped lead team to 8-3 record as a freshman.
CORDOVA HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered for head coach Max Miller... Guided teams to 12-1 record as a junior and a 7-3 mark as a senior... as a sophomore, took over quarterback duties at halftime... completed 17 passes for 166 yards and a touchdown and ran for two more scores, including a 2-point conversion.
Full name is Avion Delon Johnson... born June 27, 1987, in Fairfield, Calif... son of Tasha Murdock and raised by aunt Priscilla Harrison... majoring in business... also recruited by Marshall, Memphis and North Carolina... uncle, Mike Merriweather, played for the NFL's Minnesota Vikings.
A.J. Johnson's Career Bests
Tackles: 2, vs. Texas Tech (9-26-09)
Pass Breakups: 1, vs. Northwestern State (9-5-09)