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Kerryon Johnson
Kerryon  Johnson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Huntsville, Ala.

High School:
Madison Academy

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 212

Position:
RB

College:
Education

12/02/2017

Georgia 28, Auburn 7 - SEC Championship

Auburn vs. Georgia - SEC Championship

11/25/2017

Auburn vs. Alabama

Auburn vs. Alabama

11/18/2017

Auburn 42, ULM 14

Auburn 42, ULM 14

11/11/2017

Auburn 40, Georgia 17

Auburn 40, Georgia 17

10/07/2017

Auburn 44, Ole Miss 23

Auburn vs. Ole Miss

CAREER: Played in 37 games with 19 starts … 3,625 career all-purpose yards … 2,494 career rushing yards … 11 career 100-yard games … career kick return average of 25.12 yards is seventh-best at Auburn

2017: Versatile tailback and return man … SEC offensive player of the year …  second team All-America (FWAA, AP, SI.com, AFCA, Sporting News) ... first team all-SEC (coaches, AP, Phil Steele) ... Doak Walker Award semifinalist ... led the SEC in rushing (115.9 ypg), scoring (10.0 ppg) and all-purpose yards (132.1/gm) … ninth in nation with 18 rush TD this season … led SEC with 20 total TD … passed 1,000-yard mark for season vs. Georgia … 2,494 career rushing yards (11th in Auburn history), 32 total TD … 11 career 100-yard games … 7 career multiple TD games … 136 yards rushing in the first half against Georgia Southern, with a career-long 60-yard touchdown run … rushed for 5 touchdowns at Missouri … 3 TD, 116 yards rushing vs. Mississippi State … 8 TD in a two-game span is the most by any Auburn player in records back through 1996 … 3 TD, career-best 204 yards rushing vs. Ole Miss on 28 carries … 156 yards on career high 31 carries at LSU, 1 TD … 63 yards rushing 1 TD in first half at Arkansas … 145 yards at Texas A&M with rushing and receiving TDs … 167 rushing yards and a career-long 55-yard TD reception vs. Georgia … 137 yards rushing, 1 TD vs. ULM … rushed for 104 yards on 30 carries vs. Alabama, with a 1-yard rushing TD and a 3-yard TD pass to Nate Craig-Myers … played through injury to gain 44 yards on 13 carries in SEC championship … SEC offensive player of week: Ole Miss, Georgia … Maxwell Award player of week (Georgia) … Preseason: Paul Hornung Award watch list, 3rd team all-SEC (SEC coaches, Lindy’s, SEC media, CBS Sports) ... NFL Combine invitation

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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