HIGH SCHOOL: Attends Hopkins High School in Minnetonka, Minnesota • wore No. 8 for the Royals • as a senior, made 78 tackles, 10 tackles for loss and four sacks • named to the 2016 Vikings MFCA All-Star Team and earned KARE 11 All-Metro Defense honors • received All-State Second Team Defense honors • as a junior, recorded 40 tackles, three tackles for loss and one sack • Scout and 247 sports gave him three stars, while Rivals gave him two • Scout ranked him the No. 1 defensive end in Minnesota, the No. 76 player at his position and as the No. 108 prospect in the Midwest • 247 Sports and Rivals both ranked him as the No. 5 recruit in Minnesota • coached by John DenHartog • also lettered in track and field.
Johnson Is Minnesota's Breakout Star
Tyler Johnson is putting up numbers that could rival some of the best sophomore receivers in Minnesota history.
Ski-U-Mah Weekly: Episode 6
P.J. Fleck, Jenny Hansen and Abby DeMuse are this week's guests on Ski-U-Mah Weekly which streams on Facebook every Monday.
Game 7: Illinois at Minnesota
Minnesota hosts Illinois at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium. The game can be watched on the Big Ten Network and can be heard on KFAN.