Kerron Johnson
Kerron  Johnson


Woodbury, N.J.

High School:
Highland Regional HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 225


Graduated from Coastal Carolina in December 2016 with a degree in psychology and he is pursuing his Master’s in sport management.

2016 (Jr.): Made the move from safety to linebacker prior to the 2016 season and played in all 12 games, starting six at “hero” linebacker … Was a game captain for the Hampton contest … Tallied a season-high five tackles, all solo, in the Monmouth win while adding a tackle for loss and interception .. Also had tackles for losses at Lamar and versus Florida A&M … Recorded his first career fumble recovery versus Furman.

2015 (So.): Played in all 12 games, starting nine at safety ... Ranked third (tied) on the team with 50 tackles ... Opened the season with an eight-tackle performance, including seven solo, in the win at Furman ... Forced a fumble the following week at South Carolina State ... Posted a career and team-high 11 tackles in the win over Western Illinois, adding a pass breakup ... Came through with six tackles, including a half TFL, in the Presbyterian win ... Had an interception deep in Monmouth territory and returned it 15 yards (CCU would score after the turnover to lead 10-7 early in the second quarter) ... Registered a tackle for loss and pass breakup at Charleston Southern ... Had seven tackles, six solo, in the regular-season finale at Liberty ... Named to the 2015-16 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year.

2014 (RFr.): Played in all 14 games both as a backup at safety and on most of the special teams ... Named the team’s Special Teams MVP for the Charlotte and Richmond games ... Had two tackles in both congtests, adding a tackle for loss versus the Spiders ... Tallied 20 tackles for the season, including nine on kick coverage to rank third-best on the team ... Had a season-high three tackles on three occasions (Florida A&M, Gardner-Webb and Monmouth) ... Forced a fumble at The Citadel ... Named to the 2014-15 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year.

2013 (Fr.): Redshirted ... Selected a Chant Squad MVP for the week leading into the Hampton contest ... Named to the 2013-14 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year ... Earned Dean’s List for both the fall of 2013 and spring of 2104.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Named West Jersey Football League first team All-Star Royal Division ... Tallied 80 tackles with three interceptions and five pass break-ups ... Added 30 kickoff returns for 1,373 yards ... As a junior had 63 tackles with two sacks, five pass break-ups and an interception ... Placed 14th in the triple jump with a mark of 44-11 at 2012 NJSIAA Meet of Champions ... Is a three-time conference triple jump champion ... Also played basketball and voted his school's Most Athletic and Athlete of the Year ... Four-time First Honors (all A's and B's) and named to the Principal's List.




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