'Trying to prove myself any way I can': Undrafted WR Brandon Johnson is looking to make the most of opportunity with Broncos
College free agent wide receiver Brandon Johnson has been a bright spot for the Broncos this preseason, and with one more game to go, he's looking to add to the organization's history of undrafted players to make the initial 53-man roster.
Brandon Johnson is a rookie wide receiver from the University of Central Florida who started 12-of-13 games played in his lone season with the Knights... Tallied 38 receptions for 565 yards (14.9 avg.) with 11 scores as a redshirt senior in 2021... Collected the eighth-most touchdowns (11) in program history in a single season, while ranking first on the team, second in the American Athletic Conference and 16th in the nation in touchdown catches... Played five seasons at the University of Tennessee (2016-20) prior to transferring to UCF... Tallied 79 receptions for 969 yards with one touchdown over 46 career games (15 starts) with the Volunteers... Totaled 19 catches for 231 yards (12.2 avg.) in nine games played in 2020... Appeared in four games in 2019 before electing to redshirt for the remainder of the season... Played all 12 games (2 starts) in 2018, recording 14 catches for 132 yards (9.4 avg.)... Started 7-of-12 games played in 2017, collecting 37 receptions for 482 yards (13.0 avg.) with one score... Saw action in nine game as a freshman, adding seven catches for 93 yards (13.3 avg.)... Prepped at American Heritage High School (Plantation, Fla.), where he was a PrepStar All-Southeast Region selection during his tenure... Tallied 20 receptions for 237 yards with three scores as a senior in 2015... Brandon Johnson was born on July 26, 1998.