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Steven Johnson
LB #53
Height:
6-1
Weight:
237
Age:
26
College:
Kansas
Hometown:
Wallingford, Pa.
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
8
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 18 15 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 1 0
2013 DEN 16 0 8 6 2 0.0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2012 DEN 11 0 10 9 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 BAL W 49-27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @NYG W 41-23 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 OAK W 37-21 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 PHI W 52-20 1 1 0 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @DAL W 51-48 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 JAC W 35-19 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @IND L 33-39 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 WAS W 45-21 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @SD W 28-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 KC W 27-17 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @NE L 31-34 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @KC W 35-28 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 TEN W 51-28 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 SD L 20-27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 @HOU W 37-13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 @OAK W 34-14 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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JOHNSON AT A GLANCE:
• A second-year linebacker who played 27 regular-season games and made 17 special-teams stops in his first two NFL seasons.
• Tied for second on the team with seven special-teams tackles and blocked one punt, which he returned for a touchdown in 2013.
• Became just the third rookie since at least 1994 (LB Wesley Woodyard, 2008; S Darcel McBath, 2009) to lead the Broncos in special-teams tackles.
• Joined long snapper Aaron Brewer and safety Duke Ihenacho as one of three undrafted college free agents to make the Broncos' active roster in 2012.
• Finished his four-year college career at the University of Kansas with 229 tackles, 6.5 tackles for a loss and two sacks.
• Led the Big 12 Conference and ranked 21st in the nation with 124 tackles as a senior captain for the Jayhawks in 2011.
• Entered the NFL with Denver as a college free agent on May 3, 2012.

JOHNSON AT A GLANCE:
• A second-year linebacker who played 27 regular-season games and made 17 special-teams stops in his first two NFL seasons.
• Tied for second on the team with seven special-teams tackles and blocked one punt, which he returned for a touchdown in 2013.
• Became just the third rookie since at least 1994 (LB Wesley Woodyard, 2008; S Darcel McBath, 2009) to lead the Broncos in special-teams tackles.
• Joined long snapper Aaron Brewer and safety Duke Ihenacho as one of three undrafted college free agents to make the Broncos' active roster in 2012.
• Finished his four-year college career at the University of Kansas with 229 tackles, 6.5 tackles for a loss and two sacks.
• Led the Big 12 Conference and ranked 21st in the nation with 124 tackles as a senior captain for the Jayhawks in 2011.
• Entered the NFL with Denver as a college free agent on May 3, 2012.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver as a college free agent 5/3/12.

Johnson's Single Game Highs
(Postseason in parentheses)
Tackles — 1 vs. Kansas City, 11/17/13 (none). Special-teams tackles — 3 at N.Y. Giants, 9/15/13 (1 vs. Baltimore, 1/12/13).

2013: Johnson played all 16 games for the first time in his career and made one defensive stop and tied for second on the team with seven special-teams tackles... Tied for the team lead and set a career high with three special-teams tackles at NYG (9/15).... Blocked a punt and returned it 17 yards for a touchdown and added a special-teams tackle vs. Phi. (9/29)... Made his first career defensive tackle, stopping Jamaal Charles for no gain on 3rd-and-goal from the Denver 1-yard line, forcing the Chiefs to settle for a field goal vs. K.C. (11/17)... Led the team with two special-teams tackles at N.E. (11/24)... Made a special-teams tackle at Oak. (12/29)... Appeared in all three postseason contests.

2012: Johnson, who entered the NFL with the Broncos as a college free agent on May 3, played 11 regular-season games and tied for the team lead with 10 special-teams tackles in addition to seeing a handful of snaps on defense... Became just the third Broncos rookie since at least 1994 to lead the team in special-teams stops... Matched a career high with two special-teams tackles and forced a special teams fumble at Bal. (12/16)... Saw action in Denver’s AFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. Bal. (1/12) and contributed a special-teams tackle.

COLLEGE: Johnson finished his four-year career at the University of Kansas with 229 tackles, 6.5 tackles for a loss and two sacks… Led the Jayhawks in tackles each of his final two seasons… Led the Big 12 Conference and ranked 21st in the country in tackles with 124 stops his senior season, while serving as a team captain… Tallied 95 tackles as a junior, including 4.5 for a loss and two sacks… Played in 10 games as a sophomore, recording nine stops on defense and contributing on special teams.

PERSONAL: Johnson earned all-state honors at Strath Haven High School in Wallingford, Pa., after leading the state in tackles (123) as a senior while also seeing time at running back... Named Defensive MVP and earned all-county honors as a senior... Competed in basketball and track for three years in high school... Majored in economics at Kansas, with a business minor... Steven Johnson was born on March 28, 1988.

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