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  • Thu., Jul. 24, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:45 PM CDT Live Black and Blue Report Check out the Black and Blue Report, a 30-minute show about the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans.
  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 8:50 AM - 11:40 AM CDT Training Camp Training Camp presented by Verizon is open to the public weather permitting.  This practice will take place at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, WV. (Times listed in Eastern time)
  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:45 PM CDT Live Black and Blue Report Check out the Black and Blue Report, a 30-minute show about the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans.
  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM CDT Training Camp Training Camp presented by Verizon is open to the public weather permitting.  This practice will take place at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, WV. (Times listed in Eastern time)
  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 8:50 AM - 11:40 AM CDT Training Camp Training Camp presented by Verizon is open to the public weather permitting.  This practice will take place at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, WV. (Times listed in Eastern time)
  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM CDT Training Camp Training Camp presented by Verizon is open to the public weather permitting.  This practice will take place at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, WV. (Times listed in Eastern time)
  • Sun., Jul. 27, 2014 8:50 AM - 11:40 AM CDT Training Camp Training Camp presented by Verizon is open to the public weather permitting.  This practice will take place at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, WV. (Times listed in Eastern time)
  • Sun., Jul. 27, 2014 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM CDT Training Camp Training Camp presented by Verizon is open to the public weather permitting.  This practice will take place at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, WV. (Times listed in Eastern time)
  • Mon., Jul. 28, 2014 8:50 AM - 11:40 AM CDT Training Camp Training Camp presented by Verizon is open to the public weather permitting.  This practice will take place at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, WV. (Times listed in Eastern time)
  • Mon., Jul. 28, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:45 PM CDT Live Black and Blue Report Check out the Black and Blue Report, a 30-minute show about the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans.
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Austin Johnson
FB #35
Height:
6-2
Weight:
240
Age:
25
College:
Tennessee
Hometown:
Hickory, N.C.
Experience:
1

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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…Converted to LB as a junior after spending his first two campaigns at FB…A three-time Academic All-SEC selection…

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…Converted to LB as a junior after spending his first two campaigns at FB…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…Two-time all-state selection at Hickory (N.C.) HS, where he finished with 580 career tackles…Born June 16, 1989.

Recent Videos

  • White Sulphur Springs residents welcome Saints

    (1:04) Posted 3 hours ago

    White Sulphur Springs residents welcomed the New Orleans Saints as they arrived in town. Video by Justin Shout (New Orleans Saints video)

  • Saints training camp preview

    (9:45) By Justin Stout - Posted 7 hours ago

    Sean Kelley and John DeShazier review the top story lines involving the New Orleans Saints as they prepare to open the 2014 training camp presented by Verizon.

  • Thomas Morstead's Sprout6 Superhero photo shoot

    (1:22) By Jimmie Walker - Posted 7 hours ago

    Saints punter Thomas Morstead hosted a photo shoot with 13 local Superheros modeling his Sprout6 clothing line benefiting his foundation What You Give Will Grow. (New Orleans Saints video)

  • West Virginia business showcases New Orleans roots

    (2:58) By Justin Stout - Posted 15 hours ago

    Patrick O'Flaherty and Andrea Izzo, owners of the Irish Pub in Lewisburg, W.Va., lived in New Orleans for nearly 20 years. Patrick and his brother operated O’Flaherty’s Irish Channel Pub on Toulouse Street in the French Quarter up until 2005. Video by Justin Stout (New Orleans Saints video)