Marques Johnson Athlete Profile

#99 Marques Johnson

Marques Johnson
Position: Defensive Line Height: 6-2 Weight: 308 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2012-2014 Hometown: Los Angeles, CA Last School: El Camino Community College


  • Parents are Yul Johnson Sr. and Kimberly James-Johnson
  • Has three siblings
  • Plans to major in business

Before BYU

  • First-team All-League, Second-team All-City
  • Led El Camino to a No. 2 ranking in sacks (38), pass defense (176.5 ypg) and scoring defense (19 ppg) and No. 3 in total defense (288.5 ypg)
  • Recorded a team-high 14.5 tackles for loss for minus-38 yards, four sacks, forced one fumble and recovered one fumble
  • Earned Scholar Baller Award
  • Also recruited by Indiana, Washington State and Texas Tech
  • Coached by Ruffin Patterson in high school and Ken Talanoa at El Camino

2012 | Redshirt Year

  • Member of the scout team

2013 | Junior Year

  • Recorded a career-high six tackles (all solo) and two tackles for loss in the win over Nevada
  • Tallied five tackles (three solo) against Middle Tennessee State
  • Notched three tackles against Notre Dame
  • Played in all 13 games
  • Finished with 31 tackles

2014 | Senior Year

  • Phil Steele Preseason All-Independent Second Team
  • Recorded four solo tackles in the Utah State game
  • Earned letterman honors as a senior
  • Played in 12 games, starting four
  • Recorded 19 tackles on the season