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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
  • Eagle Scout
  • Recruited by Utah State, Southern Utah, Harvard and Princeton


Player Chat: September 23, 2008

Before BYU

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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