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Torrell Johnson

Torrell Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Conyers, Ga.

High School:
Salem

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 335

Position:
Defensive Tackle

Eligibility:
Sophomore

2007: Picked up three tackles, including one for a loss, in a 25-23 win at NC State (Sept. 1) ... Notched two solo tackles vs. No. 6 Texas (Sept. 15) ... Picked up two takedowns and a sack for a loss of five yards in a victory vs. Louisiana (Sept. 29) ... Recorded two tackles at East Carolina (Oct. 6) ... Started at left tackle at USF (Oct. 13) ... Saw time vs. Tulsa (Oct. 20) ... Collected two tackles in the victory at Southern Miss (Oct. 28) ... Made an appearance vs. Marshall (Nov. 3) ... Posted a tackle at UAB (Nov. 10) ... Finished the win at SMU (Nov. 17) with three tackles, including one for a loss of three yards ... Assisted on a tackle for loss against UTEP (Nov. 24).

2006: Made his Knight debut against Southern Miss (Sept. 26) ... Saw action in nine games, including three starts at defensive tackle ... Made the first start of his career against Pitt (Oct. 13) ... Registered his first tackle at Houston (Oct. 28) in his second start ... Started the season finale against UAB (Nov. 25) and made the first solo tackle of his career.

High School: Three-year letterman at Salem High School for head coach Frank Caputo ... high school teammate of current Knight Jayson Williams ... two-time first-team all-state performer as a junior and senior ... named first-team all-area as a junior and senior ... 36th-ranked prospect in the state of Georgia in the preseason according to Rivals.com ... first-team all-North Georgia defensive tackle ... named Atlanta Touchdown Club Player of the Week during senior campaign ... finished senior season with 96 total tackles (50 solo stops), six tackles for loss and three sacks.

Personal: Johnson is the son of Tory Troup and Lashana Johnson ... has yet to declare a major.

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