Jordan Johnson Athlete Profile

#6 Jordan Johnson

Position: Defensive Back Height: 5-10 Weight: 189 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2010-2014 Hometown: Springfield, MA Last School: Brooks School


  • Born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Parents are Kevin and Pamela
  • Favorite food is his mom's Spanish rice
  • Majoring in business
  • Also recruited by Boston College, Bryant, Connecticut, Northeastern and Tulsa

Before BYU

  • League MVP, ISL MVP, All-ISL and All-Scholastic Team
  • Helped Brooks School reach a 7-2 record as a senior
  • Ran for 950 yards and 12 touchdowns, passed for 640 yards and six touchdowns and had 48 tackles on defense
  • Tallied 660 yards rushing as a freshman and 563 yards as a sophomore
  • Also lettered four times in basketball and twice in track
  • Coached by John Quirk

2010 | Redshirt Year

  • Valuable member of the scout team

2011 | Freshman Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a freshman
  • Played in all 13 games at defensive back and on special teams
  • Totaled 16 tackles, two interceptions and one pass breakup
  • Had three tackles vs. Oregon State
  • Picked off a pass vs. Idaho State and returned it 42 yards
  • Recorded four tackles and one interception vs. Idaho
  • Three tackles and one pass breakup vs. New Mexico State
  • Also returned five kickoffs totaling 99 yards

2012 | Sophomore Year

  • Earned letterman honors
  • Started 12 games
  • Phil Steele First Team All-Independent, FBS All-Independent Team
  • Finished season with 48 tackles and 15 pass breakups with 1.5 tackles for loss, one interception and one fumble recovery
  • Had four tackles and returned an interception 64 yards vs. Washington State in season opener
  • Posted five tackles, 0.5 tackles for loss and a pass breakup at Utah
  • Had two pass breakups vs. Utah State
  • Recorded four tackles and two breakups vs. No. 10 Oregon State
  • Logged six tackles, one tackle for loss and two pass breakups at San Jose State
  • Recovered a fumble vs. San Diego State in Poinsettia Bowl
  • Honorable mention for Defensive Back of the Week, week of Sept. 3

2013 | Junior Year

  • Missed the season due to a knee injury suffered during fall camp in August

2014 | Senior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a senior
  • Played in five games, starting three of them
  • Recovered a fumble against Utah State