Drico Johnson

Drico Johnson

RS Sophomore

Orlando, Fla.

High School:
Agape Christian

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 202

Defensive Back


Knights Escape Memphis With 24-17 Win

UCF scores twice in nine seconds late in the game


C-USA Honors 227 Knights with Commissioner's Honor Roll Distinction

UCF has second-highest total in conference.


What to Watch for in the UCF Spring Football Game

Annual contest slated for Saturday at 2 p.m.


Numerous Knights Honored at First Year Scholar Reception

Thirty-six UCF student-athletes recognized.


Knights Spend Time at Sunrise Elementary in Kissimmee

Three UCF football players talk about education, nutrition and answered questions.


UCF vs. Memphis (USATSI Gallery)

UCF vs. Memphis (USATSI Gallery)

Redshirt Freshman Season (2013)
-Member of the American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team
-Switched to defensive back before the season
-Played in all 13 games including on special teams
-Totaled 14 tackles, one forced fumble, one recovery and one break-up
-Akron 8/29: Made one solo stop
-At FIU 9/6: Recorded a solo tackle
-At Memphis 10/5: Scooped up a fumble forced by tailback William Stanback and returned the ball 12 yards for the Knights' second touchdown in nine seconds
-UConn 10/26: Added four solo tackles and a forced fumble
-Rutgers 11/21: Broke up one pass
-USF 11/29: Tallied two assisted tackles
-Tostitos Fiesta Bowl 1/1: Recorded five assisted tackles

True Freshman Season (2012)
-Selected as the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Ohio State game

High School
-Played under head coach Victor Floyd at Agape Christian Academy
-Earned Class 2A Second-Team All-State honors in 2011
-Rated No. 87 nationally at wide receiver from Rivals.com, as well as No. 121 from ESPN.com and No. 170 from Scout.com
-Among Rivals.com's Top Performers in the 13th Annual Central Florida All-Star Football Game in December 2011, where he caught a receiving touchdown for the West squad
-Listed at No. 20 on Orlando Sentinel's 2012 Central Florida Super60
-Named to the Class 2A All-State Second Team as a senior
-Led the Central Florida area in receiving in 2011 with 1,052 yards
-Entered his senior season listed at No. 100 on Bill Buchalter's statewide top 100 list
-As a junior (2010), had 59 catches for 1,100 yards and 14 touchdowns
-Earned MVP honors at wide receiver in April 2011 at the Tallahassee NIKE camp
-Participated in the Miami NIKE camp in March
-Also lettered in track and field
-Received numerous offers from Ball State, Bowling Green, Cincinnati, FAU, FIU, Indiana, Marshall, Memphis, NC State, Purdue and Temple

-Son of Bridgette Johnson