Sat out as a redshirt... Left the team for personal reasons during the summer break.
Became the team's long snapper during the second half of the season... competed in five games against Conference USA rivals Marshall, Tulane, Tulsa, UTEP and Rice... member of special teams units that converted 29 of 30 PAT attempts and averaged more than 45.0 yards per punt.
EDISON HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered for head coach Mike McKenzie... was an All-OVAC Honorable Mention and was an All-Eastern District Honorable Mention... participated in the OVAC All-Star Charity Classic in the summer of 2008... racked up 79 tackles, five sacks, two interceptions and two forced fumbles during his prep career... also competed for the track and field teams, throwing the shot put and discus and running in the 800-yard event... member of the Ski Club.
Full name is Cory Michael Johnson... born Oct. 7, 1989, in Pittsburgh.. son of Raymond and Leigh Johnson... undecided major... also recruited by West Virginia and Akron.
Cory Johnson's Career Bests
Tackles: 1, at Rice (11-29-08)