Alex

Johnson

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#22

Defensive Back
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Woodbury, Minn.
High School: East Ridge

Bio

AS A JUNIOR IN 2018:
• Appeared in all 11 games at free safety, starting nine times.
• Finished the season third on the team with 62 total tackles, including 42 solo stops and one tackle for loss.
• Also recorded one interception and seven pass breakups on the year.
• Ranked ninth in the Patriot League in passes defended and 24th in total tackles.
• Made a season-high 13 tackles against Dartmouth.
• Had seven tackles and three pass breakups in the win over Fordham.
• Recorded seven tackles and a pass breakup against Bucknell.
• Totaled seven tackles at Boston College.
• Tallied five tackles, one tackle for loss and one pass breakup during the victory over Yale.
• Posted two tackles and an interception at New Hampshire.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2017:
• Saw action in all 11 games at safety, earning his first career start against Colgate.
• Totaled 24 tackles on the year.
• Made a season-high six tackles at Yale.
• Recorded four tackles and a pass breakup in the Colgate game.
• Posted five tackles against Monmouth.
• Totaled four tackles in the victory at Fordham.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2016:
• Played in all 11 games as a backup safety and on special teams.
• Totaled eight tackles on the season, with one tackle for loss.
• Made two tackles with a tackle for loss against Fordham.
• Recorded two tackles against both Albany and Dartmouth.
• Also had tackles against Lafayette and Morgan State.

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Played for head coach Dan Fritze at East Ridge High School in Woodbury, Minn.
• Served as team captain during his senior season.
• Totaled 79 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, 10 quarterback sacks and two forced fumbles as a senior.
• Selected as the 2015 East Metro District Defensive Player of the Year.
• Earned second team All-State honors as a senior, after leading the team to the East Metro District championship and a state runner-up finish.
• Team also won two straight Section championships.
• Also lettered in track.

PERSONAL:
• Son of Netha and Lynn Johnson.
• Has one sister (Rachael).
• Majoring in Political Science.

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