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Antonio Johnson
Antonio  Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cleveland, Ohio

High School:
Shaker Heights HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 206

Position:
DB

Experience:
4 Letters

Major:
Sport Management


03/08/2016

Gophers Hold Pro Day In Front Of 28 NFL Teams

Ten former Gophers worked out for 28 NFL teams on Monday

12/29/2015

2015 Quick Lane Bowl Post-Game Quotes

11/10/2015

Under the Helmet: Antonio Johnson

One of Johnson’s favorite pastimes is heading to the theater or picking a movie to stream.

08/15/2015

Gophers Take Part in Fall Scrimmage

Big plays headline final open practice for Minnesota

08/11/2015

2015 Position Preview: Secondary

Senior core returns for 2015 campaign

08/29/2014

Gophers Beat Eastern Illinois

Minnesota opened the 2014 season with a 42-20 win over Eastern Illinois.

12/30/2013

Gophers Fall in Texas Bowl

The Gopher football team fell in the Texas Bowl, 21-17, against Syracuse.

11/23/2013

Minnesota vs. Wisconsin (USATSI)

Minnesota vs. Wisconsin (USATSI)

11/24/2012

Football: Gophers vs. Michigan State

Gopher football game vs. Michigan State, Nov. 24, 2012 at TCF Bank Stadium

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2015 • SENIOR SEASON: Played and started all 13 games • led the team with 102 tackles (59 solo), including 2.0 tackles-for-loss • picked off a pass and recovered a fumble • broke up three passes • returned one kickoff for 24 yards. Game-by-Game: Tallied nine tackles and added a fumble recovery against TCU  registered seven tackles and added a pass breakup at Colorado State • made eight tackles, including 1.0 tackle-for-loss, versus Kent State • totaled one solo tackle and a pass breakup against Ohio • tied for the team lead with nine tackles, including 1.0 tackle-for-loss, at Northwestern • tallied six solo tackles and added an assisted stop at Purdue • registered seven tackles and returned a kickoff 24 yards versus Nebraska • notched seven tackles, four of which were solo, against Michigan • tallied a team-high seven solo tackles and added four assisted tackles at Ohio State • registered a career-best (and team-high) 14 tackles at Iowa • totaled nine tackles (three solo) and picked off a pass - the third of his career - versus Illinois • notched 11 tackles (six solo) against Wisconsin • recorded three tackles and broke up a pass versus Central Michigan.

2014 • JUNIOR SEASON:
Started six of 12 games played • recorded 33 tackles (2.5 for loss), three pass breakups and one interception. Game-by-Game: Made seven tackles, broke up one pass and returned an interception 17 yards (second interception of his career) against Eastern Illinois • made one tackle against Middle Tennessee • registered two tackles, including one tackle-for-loss, at TCU • tallied one tackle against San Jose State • broke up one pass at Michigan • recorded seven tackles against Northwestern • made two tackles and broke up one pass against Purdue • tallied two tackles at Illinois • made four tackles against Iowa • tallied three tackles against Ohio State • missed Nebraska game with an injury, but saw special teams action at Wisconsin • totaled four tackles, including 1.5 tackles-for-loss, against Missouri.

2013 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in 13 games and started six • fourth on the team in tackles (69) and solo tackles (45) • notched one tackle-for-loss and .5 sack • broke up three passes, made one interception and forced one fumble • returned five kicks for 143 yards • averaged 28.6 yards per kick return, with a long of 53 yards. Game-by-Game: Recorded one tackle against UNLV and also registered his first career interception • made three tackles at New Mexico State • tallied three tackles and broke up one pass against Western Illinois • tied for team lead with six tackles against San Jose State • returned three kickoffs for 92 yards (longest was 53) and made two solo tackles against Iowa • recorded two tackles at Michigan • led team with 11 tackles (seven solo) and also returned one kickoff for 22 yards at Northwestern • made five tackles and broke up one pass against Nebraska • started at Indiana and had six tackles and one pass breakup • notched nine tackles and returned one kickoff 29 yards against Penn State • led team with 10 tackles against Wisconsin • assisted on three tackles at Michigan State • made eight tackles, including .5 sack, and forced a fumble against Syracuse.

2012 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in 12 games and started vs. Texas Tech. Game-by-Game: Made his Minnesota and collegiate debut at UNLV, but did not record any statistics • saw action vs. New Hampshire and was credited with his first career tackle • played against Western Michigan and had one tackle on special teams • had one solo tackle at Wisconsin • assisted on one tackle vs. Michigan • assisted on two tackles at Nebraska • recorded one solo tackle vs. Michigan State • made six tackles and had one pass breakup vs. Texas Tech.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Shaker Heights High School • scored 23 touchdowns and rushed for 1,137 yards as a running back during his senior season • recorded 84 total tackles (51 solo, 33 assists) in 2011 • also tacked on a pair of interceptions during his senior season • coached by Jarvis Gibson.

PERSONAL: Born January 25, 1994 • son of James Young and Toni Johnson-Young.

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Gophers Headed To NFL

4/30/2016

The Gophers had two players – Eric Murray and De’Vondre Campbell – selected in the NFL Draft on Saturday.

2016 NFL Draft Preview: De'Vondre Campbell

4/28/2016

De'Vondre Campbell should hear his name called this week at the NFL Draft. The linebacker led the team in sacks with 4.0 and finished third in tackles.

Three Gophers Honored by NFF

4/27/2016

Christenson, Mortell, Thomas awarded for outstanding academics by the National Football Foundation

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