What Scouts Say: "Just OK ... Had some pace as a right back but don't rate him at next level ... Wouldn't rate the Memphis defenders for MLS."
University of Memphis
2011 (Junior): Started all 18 games, logging 1,656 minutes ... Tallied four assists ... Assisted Andreas Guentner's goal against Lipscomb ... Helped hold No. 18 Bradley to zero shots on goal ... Recorded an assist on Mark Sherrod's second goal against South Carolina ... Posted an assist on Wil Linder's game-winning goal against Kentucky ... Set up Chandler Gagnon in the 89th minute of the C-USA Tournament for the equalizer ... Instrumental in helping the Tigers secure six shutouts, the most since 2007 ... Significant contributor in Memphis posting a 366:42-minute shutout streak, a stretch that began against Marshall contest and ended with a penalty-kick goal in the 90th minute at UAB.
2010 (Sophomore): On the field for four shut outs ... Played the full time in nine matches, including an 110-minute tilt against Kentucky in a double-overtime draw .... Finished fourth on the team with 1,281 minutes played.
2009 (Freshman): Started 14 in the back four ... Helped the Tigers to six shutouts, including blank slates against Conference USA opponents South Carolina and FIU ... Played 1,108 total minutes ... Part of freshman class that had four players start more than 14 games in 2009 ... Attempted three shots , including one shot-on-goal against Vermont.
Prior to Memphis: Coached at Hendersonville High School by Russ Plummer ... Helped lead Hendersonville High School to three-straight Tennessee state tournament appearances and one state runner-up finish ... Hendersonville High School school captured district, regional and sectional championships in 2006, 2007 and 2008 ... Selected to the Tennessee State ODP team ... Played club soccer for three different teams, most recently for the NPSA and the Harpreth Futbol Club ... Coached by Eric Vaughter at NPSA and by Andrew Walls at Harpreth FC.
Personal: Son of Barbara and Ocie Johnson ... Has one brother, Josh.