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Devon Johnson
RB #47
Height:
6-0
Weight:
245
College:
Marshall
Hometown:
Richlands, Va.
Experience:
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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Waived by Carolina (5/2/17)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured back by Carolina (8/19/16)...Waived/injured by Carolina (8/18/16)...Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by Carolina (5/13/16).

GP/GS
Career (0/0); 2016 (IR).

2016
Signed as an undrafted free agent by Carolina (5/13)...Waived/injured with a back injury (8/18) before clearing waivers and being placed on injured reserve for the entire season (8/19).

COLLEGE
Played in 45 games with 18 starts at Marshall...Rushed for 2,373 yards and 25 touchdowns on 305 carries...Averaged a school-record 7.8 yards per attempt...Generated 12 100-yard rushing efforts...Tallied 27 receptions for 423 yards and six touchdowns...Moved to running back as a junior after beginning career at tight end before switching to linebacker in the spring of 2013 and back to tight end prior to start of sophomore season...2015 (Sr.): Limited to seven games with six starts due to a back injury...Still led the Thundering Herd in rushing with 593 yards and five touchdowns on 94 attempts...Recorded six catches for 63 yards and one touchdown...2014 (Jr.): First-team All-Conference USA selection...Played in 13 games with 12 starts...Finished sixth in the nation and first in the conference with 1,767 rushing yards, the second most in school history, on 206 carries...Scored 17 rushing touchdowns...Tied the school record for the most 100-yard rushing games in a season with 10...Set a school record with 272 yards against Florida Atlantic...Notched six receptions for 121 yards and two touchdowns...2013 (So.): Played in 14 games at tight end and lined up at fullback in goal-line packages...Posted 12 catches for 218 yards and two touchdowns...Carried five times for 13 yards and three touchdowns...2012 (Fr): Played in 11 games...Caught three passes for 21 yards and one touchdown.

PERSONAL
Attended Richlands (Va.) HS...Majored in sports management at Marshall.

TRANSACTIONS
Waived by Carolina (5/2/17)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured back by Carolina (8/19/16)...Waived/injured by Carolina (8/18/16)...Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by Carolina (5/13/16).

GP/GS
Career (0/0); 2016 (IR).

2016
Signed as an undrafted free agent by Carolina (5/13)...Waived/injured with a back injury (8/18) before clearing waivers and being placed on injured reserve for the entire season (8/19).

COLLEGE
Played in 45 games with 18 starts at Marshall...Rushed for 2,373 yards and 25 touchdowns on 305 carries...Averaged a school-record 7.8 yards per attempt...Generated 12 100-yard rushing efforts...Tallied 27 receptions for 423 yards and six touchdowns...Moved to running back as a junior after beginning career at tight end before switching to linebacker in the spring of 2013 and back to tight end prior to start of sophomore season...2015 (Sr.): Limited to seven games with six starts due to a back injury...Still led the Thundering Herd in rushing with 593 yards and five touchdowns on 94 attempts...Recorded six catches for 63 yards and one touchdown...2014 (Jr.): First-team All-Conference USA selection...Played in 13 games with 12 starts...Finished sixth in the nation and first in the conference with 1,767 rushing yards, the second most in school history, on 206 carries...Scored 17 rushing touchdowns...Tied the school record for the most 100-yard rushing games in a season with 10...Set a school record with 272 yards against Florida Atlantic...Notched six receptions for 121 yards and two touchdowns...2013 (So.): Played in 14 games at tight end and lined up at fullback in goal-line packages...Posted 12 catches for 218 yards and two touchdowns...Carried five times for 13 yards and three touchdowns...2012 (Fr): Played in 11 games...Caught three passes for 21 yards and one touchdown.

PERSONAL
Attended Richlands (Va.) HS...Majored in sports management at Marshall.