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Steven Johnson
ILB #53
Height:
6-1
Weight:
237
Age:
27
College:
Kansas
Hometown:
Wallingford, Pa.
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
32
SCK
0.5
FF
0
INT
--
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 50 36 14 0.5 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 1 1
2014 DEN 14 7 32 21 11 0.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
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 IND W 31-24 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 KC W 24-17 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @SEA L 20-26 3 1 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 ARI W 41-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @NYJ W 31-17 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
7 SF W 42-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 SD W 35-21 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 @NE L 21-43 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @OAK W 41-17 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @STL L 7-22 6 3 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 MIA W 39-36 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 @KC W 29-16 4 4 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 BUF W 24-17 3 1 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 @SD W 22-10 4 4 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 @CIN L 28-37 3 1 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 OAK W 47-14 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Bio

• A fourth-year inside linebacker who played 41 regular-season (7 starts) games in his first three NFL seasons, leading the Broncos with 27 special-teams tackles during that span.

• Appeared in 14 regular-season contests and started his first seven career games for the Broncos in 2014, totaling personal-bests in tackles (22) and special-teams stops (10).

• Named a Denver Broncos Community Champion Award winner in 2014.

• Tied for second on the team with seven special-teams tackles and blocked a punt that he returned for a touchdown in 2013.

• Totaled 10 special-teams stops in 2012 to become just the third rookie since at least 1994 (LB Wesley Woodyard, 2008; S Darcel McBath, 2009) to lead the Broncos in that category.

• Finished his four-year 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.


• A fourth-year inside linebacker who played 41 regular-season (7 starts) games in his first three NFL seasons, leading the Broncos with 27 special-teams tackles during that span.

• Appeared in 14 regular-season contests and started his first seven career games for the Broncos in 2014, totaling personal-bests in tackles (22) and special-teams stops (10).

• Named a Denver Broncos Community Champion Award winner in 2014.

• Tied for second on the team with seven special-teams tackles and blocked a punt that he returned for a touchdown in 2013.

• Totaled 10 special-teams stops in 2012 to become just the third rookie since at least 1994 (LB Wesley Woodyard, 2008; S Darcel McBath, 2009) to lead the Broncos in that category.

• Finished his four-year 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.

2014: Johnson played 14 regular-season games (7 starts), totaling a career-high 22 tackles (13 solo), 0.5 sacks (0.5 yds.) and 10 special-teams stops... Recorded two solo tackles at Oak. (11/9) in his first career start at middle linebacker... Notched a career-high six tackles (3 solo) at Stl. (11/16)... Contributed his first career sack vs. Buf. (12/7)... Led the team with six tackles (5 solo) in his first career postseason start in Denver’s AFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. Ind. (1/11).

2013: Johnson played all 16 regular-season games for the first time in his career, making one defensive stop and tying for second on the team with seven special-teams tackles... Appeared in all three postseason contests for the Broncos... 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 vs. K.C. (11/17).

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... Named a 2014 Denver Broncos Community Champion Award winner for his contributions off the field... Started the Faith Motivated Foundation in 2015... Steven Johnson was born on March 28, 1988, in Wallingford, Pa.

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