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Kerryon Johnson
Kerryon  Johnson


Huntsville, Ala.

High School:
Madison Academy

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 212




Georgia 28, Auburn 7 - SEC Championship

Auburn vs. Georgia - SEC Championship


Auburn vs. Alabama

Auburn vs. Alabama


Auburn 42, ULM 14

Auburn 42, ULM 14


Auburn 40, Georgia 17

Auburn 40, Georgia 17


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,, 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

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 … 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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