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Matt Johnson Athlete Profile

Matt Johnson

Position: Deep Snapper Height: 6-0 Weight: 245 Roster Years: 1997-1998 Hometown: West Covina, CA Last School: Citrus Junior College


Born in Bluffton, Ind. ... Father is Allan ... Started playing football in college ... Nickname is Mugwamp ... Served an LDS Church mission to South Carolina ... Recruited by Arizona State, Cal-Berkeley, Mississippi State and Iowa State ... Majoring in health promotion.

Before BYU

Lettered in basketball three times, soccer twice and track once at North Bend High in Oregon.

Other College

Attended Ricks College in Rexburg, Idaho for two years ... First team WSFL ... First team NJCAA All-American.

1997 | Redshirt Year

Participated in spring drills.

1998 | Freshman Year

Started all 14 games at right guard for the Cougars ... Earned the coaches' award for top offensive lineman against San Jose State ... His play helped BYU produce 577 yards in total offense, including 245 yards passing and 300 yards rushing.