Scott Johnson Athlete Profile

#21 Scott Johnson

Scott Johnson
Position: Defensive Back Height: 5-11 Weight: 188 Roster Years: 2006-2009 Hometown: Provo, UT Last School: Timpview High School



Academic All-America

  • 2009 CoSida First Team

Personal

Born in Salt Lake City, Utah ... has two brothers and three sisters ... brother-in-law is K.C. Bills, who played safety for BYU in 2005 ... served a Church mission in Campinas, Brazil ... parents are Curtis and Tammy Johnson ... an Eagle Scout ... recruited by Utah State, Southern Utah, Harvard and Princeton.

Player Chat: September 23, 2008

Before BYU

A two-year letterwinner at Timpview High School ... named first-team all-region and all-state ... named defensive player of the year as a junior and senior ... earned academic all-state honors ... helped team to a 13-1 record senior year ... played in the state all-star game ... a two-year letterwinner in baseball.

Stats

YEAR   GMS   SOLO  AST   TOTAL   TFL/YDS   SACKS/YDS   PBU   QBH   FR  FF   INT/YD
2007    13      6   11      17         -           -     1     -    -   1       -
2008    13     28   31      59       2/2           -     5     -    1   1       -
2009    12     47   24      71       1/3           -     8     -    -   2    4/57
TOTAL   38     81   66     147       3/5           --   14     -    1   4    4/57


2006 | Freshman Year

Unable to compete due to injury.

2007 | Sophomore Year

Earned 2007 Academic All-Mountain West Conference honors as a sophomore ... a valuable special teams contributor ... competed in all 13 games during the season ... credited with 17 tackles, including 11 assisted tackles ... totaled a season-high four tackles in BYU's victory at New Mexico ... credited with a forced fumble against Air Force and a pass break-up at Wyoming.

2008 | Junior Year

ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District ... Academic All-MWC ... received the Robbie Bosco Award for Determination ... earned letterman honors as a junior ... started at corner for the first nine games of the season before suffering a groin injury against CSU ... sat out the remainder of the regular season, returning to play in the Las Vegas Bowl ... totaled 59 tackles on the season, including 28 solo takedowns ... recorded two tackles for loss, five pass breakups and one forced fumble ... recovered a fumble on Wyoming's game-opening drive, returning it for a 64-yard touchdown ... recorded a season-high 10 total tackles against New Mexico.

2009 | Senior Year

ESPN Academic All-American ... MWC Scholar-Athlete ... Academic All-MWC ... earned letterman honors as a senior ... started 12 games at safety, missing only the Florida State game due to injury ... team captain ... All-MWC honorable mention ... third on the team with 71 tackles, including 47 solo ... had a tackle for loss against TCU ... led the team with four interceptions, including two UNLV ... also had interceptions against San Diego State and Oregon State ... recorded eight pass breakups ... forced fumbles against Air Force and Oregon State ... had a career-high 12 tackles against Colorado State ... carried out the team flag prior to the Florida State game.