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Austin Johnson
FB #35
Height:
6-2
Weight:
240
Age:
24
College:
Tennessee
Hometown:
Hickory, N.C.
Experience:
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Started all 12 games at MLB as a senior in 2011 and led Volunteers with 81 tackles (41 solo) and four interceptions, tied for the NCAA lead by linebackers and ranked fourth overall in the conference…Posted 44 stops (22 solo), one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one interception as a junior…Converted to LB as a junior after spending his first two campaigns at FB…Two-time all-state selection at Hickory (N.C.) HS, where he finished with 580 career tackles…Born June 16, 1989.

Signed to reserve/future contract, 1/14/14…Re-signed to practice squad, 10/2/13…Released from practice squad, 9/25/13…Re-signed to practice squad, 9/24/13…Released from practice squad, 9/18/13…Signed to practice squad, 9/1/13…Waived, 8/31/13…Signed by Saints to reserve/future contract, 1/7/13…A four-year letterman at Tennessee, who appeared in 43 career games and posted totals of 126 tackles (64 solo), one sack, 10 tackles for a loss, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, five interceptions and one pass defensed…A three-time Academic All-SEC selection…Started all 12 games at MLB as a senior in 2011 and led Volunteers with 81 tackles (41 solo) and four interceptions, tied for the NCAA lead by linebackers and ranked fourth overall in the conference…Posted 44 stops (22 solo), one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one interception as a junior…Converted to LB as a junior after spending his first two campaigns at FB…Two-time all-state selection at Hickory (N.C.) HS, where he finished with 580 career tackles…Born June 16, 1989.

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