99 Jordan Johnson
99 Jordan Johnson
Height: 5-11
Weight: 285
Year: Soph.
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: Carol City
Position: DL

His play in a reserve role as a true freshman during the 2010 season paid off for Jordan, who enters is second season listed as the starter on the depth chart in the middle of the defensive line...worked extremely hard to increase his strength and quickness...also a real student of his position, improving his technique...could play an important role for the Golden Eagle defensive front in 2011...earned a spot on the Athletic Director's Honor Roll for the spring semester.

AT TECH (In 2010): Jordan got a taste of college football as a true freshman, working his way onto the field in a backup role and seeing action in nine games...finished with six total tackles, including two against both UT Martin and Jacksonville State.

HIGH SCHOOL: A second-team Florida All-State selection and a two-sport standout at Carol City High School, Jordan Johnson was an effective defensive lineman for the Chiefs and coach Harold Barnwell...posted 56 total tackles as a senior, including 16 tackles-for-loss and eight quarterback sacks, on his way to earning selections to two all-star games, including The USA vs. The World All-Star game in Ft. Lauderdale, where he helped claim a 17-0 victory and registered 1.5 tackles-for-loss...named the Defensive Lineman of the Year for his team...four-year letterwinner in both football and track & field.

PERSONAL: The guardian of Diane Johnson ...birthdate is July 30, 1992...full name is Jordan Ross Johnson...majoring in criminal justice.