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Duane Johnson Athlete Profile

#54 Duane Johnson

Position: Linebacker Height: 6-5 Weight: 230 Roster Years: 1983 | 1986-1989 Hometown: Provo, UT


Parents are Clark and Cheryl...brother James was an outstanding high school football and basketball player in 1988-89...served an LDS mission in Kentucky...married Lori Nielson in June 1987.

Before BYU

High School - Named all-region and all-state in football and basketball at Provo High...state 3A MVP in basketball at Provo High...lettered twice in football, three times in basketball and once in baseball...football team won 3A state championship...coached by Frank Henderson (Weber State).

1983 | Freshman Year

Played with junior varsity.

1986 | Redshirt Year


1987 | Sophomore Year

Played a lot over the second half of the season...had 18 tackles, a fumble recovery and three sacks. 

1988 | Junior Year

Started all but two games...had 47 tackles, six for losses...led the team with 5.5 sacks...recovered a fumble.