E.J. Johnson
E.J.  Johnson


Cocoa, Fla.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Wide Receiver


Illinois @ Purdue



Purdue vs Wisconsin

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AP Photos: Purdue vs. Michigan

AP Photos: Purdue vs. Michigan

2012: Appeared in nine games as a reserve ... finished with 14 tackles, 10 solo, 2.0 for loss and a fumble recovered ... had a TFL at No. 22 Notre Dame on Sept. 8 ... recorded a TFL against Eastern Michigan on Sept. 15 ... finished with two solo stops against Marshall on Sept. 29 ... had a career-high four tackles, all solo, against Wisconsin on Oct. 13 ... tallied three tackles against Indiana on Oct. 24.

2011: Appeared in four games as a reserve ... posted three tackles, including a pair of solo stops.

2010: Did not play.

High School: Three-star prospect and ranked No. 95 cornerback nationally by Scout ... three-star recruit by Rivals.com ... had 56 tackles and three interceptions his senior season ... also had six receptions for 183 yards (30.5 average) and three touchdowns and one rush for 37 yards and a score ... amassed eight interceptions as a junior, including three in the state championship game against Goody High School ... finished with 53 tackles and three fumble recoveries, including one 76 yards and a touchdown against Space Coast High School, his junior year ... third team FSWA 3A All-State as a junior ... member of back-to-back state championships his junior and senior years ... coach was John Wilkinson ... also played basketball and won state championship as a junior.

Personal: Given name is Ernest Joe Johnson... born Nov. 28, 1990 ... enjoys playing all sports ... plans on majoring in nutrition science.


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