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Kerryon Johnson
Kerryon  Johnson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Madison, Ala.

High School:
Madison Academy

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 204

Position:
RB

College:
Education

11/19/2016

Auburn vs. Alabama A&M

Nov. 19, 2016

CAREER: Played in 25 games with seven starts … 2,078 career all-purpose yards … 1,103 career rushing yards … three career 100-yard games … his career kick return average of 25.12 yards is seventh-best at Auburn

2016: Starting tailback who is also a kick returner ... 895 rushing yards on season ... played in 12 games with six starts … 11 rushing touchdowns on season is 18th in Auburn single-season history ... rushed for 94 yards on 23 carries with a 9-yard TD against Clemson … first career 100-yard game came against Arkansas State, with 124 yards on 18 carries with TD of 47 and 1 yards … eighth player under Malzahn as Auburn head coach to rush for 100+ yards ... 60 yards rushing with a 2-yard TD vs. Texas A&M … 93 yards rushing, 68 yards receiving vs. LSU … 146 yards, two TD on 24 carries against ULM … limited early action at Mississippi State before injury … 42 yards rushing and two catches for 43 yards at Ole Miss … 36 yards rushing vs. Vanderbilt … 99 yards rushing with a TD at Georgia … 108 yards rushing, one TD against Alabama A&M … had 33 yards rushing, 32 kick return yards and a one-yard touchdown pass to Jalen Harris against Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl ... CoSIDA Academic All-District ... SEC Academic Honor Roll

2015: True freshman tailback … saw first action vs. Louisville … 9-yard gain was the first play of overtime vs. Jacksonville State … first career catch was 7 yards vs. JSU … 129 all-purpose yards at LSU included KO returns of 40, 30 and 28 yards … 28 yards rushing, 32 yards receiving vs. Mississippi State … first start came against San José State, gaining 21 yards rushing in wildcat package … 161 all-purpose yards at Kentucky included 36 rushing, 14 receiving and 111 on four KO returns … 31 yards rushing, 11 yards receiving at Arkansas … three catches gained 43 yards at Texas A&M, along with 19 yards rushing and a 21-yard kick return … 7-yard TD run vs. Georgia … pair of kick returns gained 65 yards vs. Idaho … 26-yard kick return vs. Alabama ... 8-yard TD run and 37-yard reception vs. Memphis in Birmingham Bowl ... SEC first-year academic honor roll ... Academic Top Tiger

HIGH SCHOOL:
Accomplished running back who is the 2015 Alabama Mr. Football … 1,659 yards, 25 TD as a senior … Class 3A Super 7 MVP, and set a championship game record scoring six TD … 5,274 career yards rushing and 109 total TD scored (rush, rec., INT, KR) … led Coach Eric Cohu’s Mustangs to three straight state titles … MVP of Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game … Under Armour All-America Game … three times ASWA first team all-state … AL.com A-List … Gatorade state player of the year … ranked the No. 1 prospect in Alabama by 247 Sports, Scout and ESPN … top five RB by ESPN, Rivals, Scout … Max Preps small school All-America … PrepStar top 40 … John Stallworth athlete of the year award ... also all-state in basketball

PERSONAL: Birthday is June 30 ... son of Natalie Johnson and Kerry Johnson ... has a brother, Kerron, and two sisters, Nyla and Kalonda ... brother plays professional basketball in Europe ... studying in the College of Education

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