#13 - Darius Johnson

WIDE RECEIVER
Ht: 5-10 Wt: 175
College: Southern Methodist
Exp: rookie

Player Information

He was born on February 22, 1991 and graduated from Hightower HS in Missouri City, TX. As a freshman at Southern Methodist, he appeared in 5 games and earned Conference USA All-Freshman honors. He caught 11 passes for 104 yards (9.5 avg) and a touchdown. His sophomore year, he started 10 of 13 games catching 78 passes for 845 yards (10.8 avg) and 6 touchdowns. He also returned 10 punts for 33 yards (3.3 avg). As a junior, he started 12 of 13 games, catching 79 passes for 1188 yards (14.2 avg) and 8 scores on his way to earn Conference USA 1st team honors. He also rushed the ball once for a single yard. As a senior, he started all 11 games he appeared in earning 2nd team All-Conference honors. He caught 64 passes for 787 yards (12.3 avg) and 5 touchdowns that year with 4 punt returns for 38 yards (9.5 avg) and a single kickoff return for 17 yards. He was originally signed by the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2013.

Career Statistics

  RECEIVING RUSHING
Year Team G GS No. Yds Avg TD Att. Yds TD
2013 ATL 10 2 22 210 9.5 1 0 0 0

Other Stats

Fumbles: 2013: 1 fumble, 1 lost.
Special Teams: 2013: 2 tackles.

Transactions

Signed by Atlanta Falcons on April 29, 2013 ... Waived by Falcons on August 31, 2013 ... Re-signed by Falcons to their practice squad on September 1, 2013 ... Promoted by Falcons off practice squad to active roster on October 18, 2013.


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