99 - Jordan Johnson
Jordan Johnson
Birth Date: July 30, 1992
Height: 5-11
Weight: 285
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: Carol City
Position: DL
Major: Criminal Justice

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...earned a starting spot in the lineup in 2011...has made two appearances on the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

AT TECH (In 2011): One of 12 Golden Eagles to start all 11 contests for Tech on the d-line...logged 40 tackles on the season, 3.5 tackles-for-loss for 12 yards...had a half-sack against Maryville College for a loss of four yards...recorded one quarterback hurry and one pass breakup...

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.