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Jesse Johnson
Jesse Johnson

Hometown:
Durand, Mich.

High School:
Durand Area

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 186

Position:
S

Experience:
4L


Career Stats | Feature: Fulfilling A Legacy


2010 SEASON (SENIOR): Fifth-year senior earned a scholarship prior to the start of the season . . . saw action in all 13 games, primarily on special teams . . . recorded two tackles against Northern Colorado.

2009 SEASON (JUNIOR): Appeared in all 13 games in 2009, playing primarily on special teams . . . recorded one tackle in the 2010 Valero Alamo Bowl against Texas Tech . . . was named MSU's Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Montana State after blocking a punt against the Bobcats in the season opener

2008 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in 10 games in 2008, playing on special teams . . . blocked a punt and also recorded a solo tackle in season opener at California . . . named Scout Team Defensive Player of the Week vs. Florida Atlantic .

2007 SEASON (RED-SHIRT FRESHMAN): Saw action in 10 games in 2007 to earn his first letter . . . named Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Iowa . . . recorded a tackle at Ohio State . . . named Scout Team Special Teams Player of the Week vs. UAB.

2006 SEASON: Redshirted . . . selected Scout Team Defensive Player of the Week vs. Eastern Michigan.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Three-year starter for Coach Bryan Carpenter at Durand (Mich.) Area High School . . . played free safety and outside linebacker during his prep career . . . led the Railroaders in tackles as both a junior (110 stops) and senior (91) . . . earned All-Genesee Area (Red) Conference honors in 2005 despite playing in only seven games due to a knee injury . . . recorded a career-best 22 tackles vs. Montrose as a senior . . . set the school record with 13 career interceptions . . . also earned all-conference honors in baseball as a catcher . . . his .411 batting average ranked second on the ballclub in 2006 . . . listed on the academic honor roll as a high school senior . . . son of Marty and Patricia Johnson . . . born Feb. 9, 1988 . . . participated in the July 2010 Heroes for Kids golf outing, benefiting Saginaw (Mich.) youth recreation programs . . . majoring in history.

CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 2, vs. Northern Colorado (9/25/10)

JOHNSON'S CAREER STATS

TACKLES G UA A Total TFL-Yds PD FF FR Blkd 2007................ 10 1 0 1 0.0-0 0 0 0 0 2008................ 10 1 0 1 0.0-0 0 0 0 1 2009................ 13 0 1 1 0.0-0 0 0 0 1 2010................ 13 1 1 2 0.0-0 0 0 0 0 TOTAL............... 46 3 2 5 0.0-0 0 0 0 2