For the Kansas City Chiefs linebacker of the same name, see Derrick Johnson.
Derrick Johnson
No. --     CFL Free Agent
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-02-09) February 9, 1982 (age 38)
Place of birth: Long Beach, California
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Weight: 186 lb (84 kg)
Career information
College: Washington
NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 6 / Pick: 205
Debuted in 2005 for the San Francisco 49ers
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-Pac-10 (2002-2003)
Stats at
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Derrick Johnson (born February 9, 1982 in Long Beach, California) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the sixth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Washington.

Johnson has also been a member of the Houston Texans, Atlanta Falcons, Miami Dolphins, Seattle Seahawks and Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Early yearsEdit

Johnson attended Notre Dame High School in Riverside, California where he lettered in football and also competed in track. As a senior in 1999, Johnson rushed for 1,990 yards with 39 touchdowns, and also had 586 yards receiving. For his efforts, he was the De Anza League most valuable player as well as all-CIF, all-county and Small Schools all-state selections.

Coming out of high school, Johnson was a member of the Tacoma News-Tribune 's "Western 100" and a PrepStar All-Region pick at running back. He was ranked by PrepStar as the No. 9 running back in the West Region and ranked 37th in SuperPrep's California/Hawaii/Nevada 152.He is currently the varsity defensive coordinator of the La Sierra Eagles high school football team

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