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Landon Johnson
Landon Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lubbock, Texas

High School:
Coronado

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 225

Position:
Linebacker



11/24/2014

Football Game Notes - vs. Indiana

Purdue takes on Indiana for the 117th time in series history.

2002: Received team?s Pit Bull Award ? Defense (exemplified and sustained tenacity and intense play) for spring season ? named to Butkus Award ?watch list? (nation?s best linebacker) ? honorable mention All-Big Ten by media ? first team Academic All-District V ? Academic All-Big Ten ? team co-captain ? played in 11 games, including 10 starts ? second on team with 90 tackles (59 solo, 31 assists), including 5 1/2 for loss and one sack, with two pass breakups ? missed Notre Dame and Western Michigan games with dislocated shoulder ? posted career-high 15 tackles (9 solo, 6 assists) with a pass breakup vs. Minnesota on Sept. 28 ? had 13 tackles (8 solo, 5 assists), including sack, vs. Ohio State on Nov. 9 ? came up with 11 tackles (8 solo, 3 assists) vs. Indiana on Nov. 23.

2001: Received team?s Hammer Award (outstanding hitter) for spring season ? honorable mention All-Big Ten by coaches ? Academic All-District V and Academic All-Big Ten ? started all 12 games ? second on team with 82 tackles (46 solo, 36 assists) ? had nine tackles for loss and four sacks ? tied for fifth in Big Ten with three fumbles forced ? had three pass breakups, two interceptions and a fumble recovery ? had eight tackles (5 solo, 3 assists) and an interception vs. Akron on Sept. 22 ? finished with eight tackles (5 solo, 3 assists), including two for loss and a sack, at Minnesota on Sept. 29 ? came up with second interception vs. Illinois on Nov. 3 ? finished with season-high 14 tackles (6 solo, 8 assists), including two for loss and a sack, plus two forced fumbles and a pass breakup to earn Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honors vs. Michigan State on Nov. 17 ? recorded 10 tackles, including a sack, and forced fumble vs. Notre Dame on Dec. 1 ... had 24-yard fumble return vs. Washington State in Sun Bowl on Dec. 31.

2000: Honorable mention All-Big Ten by coaches ? Academic All-Big Ten ? appeared in 11 games, including 10 starts ? sidelined for Michigan game with ankle sprain ? ranked second on squad with 71 tackles (48 solo, 23 assists) ? had six tackles for loss, two sacks and five pass breakups ? tied for team lead (also Akin Ayodele) and tied for third in Big Ten with two fumble recoveries ? had 10 tackles (7 solo, 3 assists), including two for loss and a sack, vs. Central Michigan on Sept. 2 ? recovered fumble vs. Kent State on Sept. 9 ? recovered fumble to preserve win vs. Ohio State on Oct. 28 ... had season high of 11 tackles (4 solo, 7 assists) and career-high two pass breakups vs. Indiana on Nov. 18 ... totaled nine tackles (all solo) vs. Washington in Rose Bowl on Jan. 1.

1999: Did not play ... sidelined with lower back injury.

High School: Three-time all-district and all-city selection ? twice named all-league ? district Defensive Most Valuable Player as senior ? holds school record with 401 career tackles ? had 4.0 prep grade-point average ? coach was Butch Henderson.

Personal: Given name is Landon Tremone Johnson ? born March 13, 1981 ? general health science major who graduated in May 2003.