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Dorian Johnson as a Belle Vernon Area Leopard
|Born:||October 21, 1994|
Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||315 lb (143 kg)|
|High school:||Belle Vernon Area|
(Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania)
|NFL Draft:||2017 / Round: 4 / Pick: 115|
|Career highlights and awards
|Career NFL statistics|
High school career[edit | edit source]
A native of Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania, Johnson attended Belle Vernon Area High School where he was a four-year varsity player and three-year starter on both the offensive and defensive line. In his junior and senior year he earned consecutive first team All-Big Nine Conference honors.
Regarded as a four-star recruit by ESPN, Johnson was ranked as the No. 2 offensive tackle behind Laremy Tunsil. With offers from many college football programs, Johnson committed to his home-town Pittsburgh Panthers.
College career[edit | edit source]
Johnson was a four-year starter at Pittsburgh. Dorian Johnson earned First Team All American and First Team All-ACC in 2016.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
Arizona Cardinals[edit | edit source]
Johnson was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth round, 115th overall, in the 2017 NFL Draft. He signed a 4-year deal with a $656,388 signing bonus on May 19, 2017. On September 2, 2017, he was waived by the Cardinals and was signed to the practice squad the next day.
Houston Texans[edit | edit source]
On October 11, 2017, Johnson was signed by the Houston Texans off the Cardinals' practice squad. He was waived by the Texans on November 3, 2017 when the Texans brought in a quarterback after an injury to Deshaun Watson and was re-signed to the practice squad. He was granted release on December 27, 2017 for a family emergency.
Carolina Panthers[edit | edit source]
On August 1, 2019, Johnson was waived/injured by the Panthers and placed on injured reserve. He was released on August 20.
References[edit | edit source]
- "2013 ESPN Top Offensive tackles". ESPN. http://www.espn.com/college-sports/football/recruiting/playerrankings/_/position/offensive-tackle/class/2013/view/position.
- "Dorian Johnson commits to Pitt". ESPN. November 18, 2012. http://www.espn.com/college-sports/recruiting/football/story/_/id/8650283/dorian-johnson-commits-pitt-panthers.
- Urban, Darren (April 29, 2017). "Dorian Johnson Cardinals' Pick In Fourth". http://www.azcardinals.com/news-and-events/article-2/Dorian-Johnson-Cardinals-Pick-In-Fourth/16dde607-2e71-4c8f-987d-42d4138ca021.
- Overthecap.com. "Dorian Johnson Contract Details, Salary Cap Charges, Bonus Money, and Contract History | Over The Cap" (in en-US). Over the Cap. https://overthecap.com/player/dorian-johnson/5701.
- "Dorian Johnson Signs Contract With Arizona Cardinals" (in en-US). Raising Zona. May 19, 2017. https://raisingzona.com/2017/05/19/dorian-johnson-signs-contract-arizona-cardinals/.
- Urban, Darren (September 2, 2017). "Cardinals Make Moves To Reach 53-Man Roster". Archived from the original on September 3, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170903022302/https://www.azcardinals.com/news-and-events/article-2/Cardinals-Make-Moves-To-Reach-53-Man-Roster/c2904f51-70b9-4e22-b995-854e40074123.
- Urban, Darren (September 3, 2017). "Dorian Johnson Among Practice Squad Picks". http://www.azcardinals.com/news-and-events/article-2/Dorian-Johnson-Among-Practice-Squad-Picks/02944b12-7170-47cc-882f-edfaf2c0bbea.
- "TRANSACTIONS: Texans add three to active roster". October 11, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20171013194415/http://www.houstontexans.com/news/article-2/TRANSACTIONS-Texans-add-three-to-active-roster/68d0ee9c-57a3-4812-89d3-0375dda7d3aa.
- Williams, Charean (November 3, 2017). "Texans waive Dorian Johnson". http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2017/11/03/texans-waive-dorian-johnson/.
- "TRANSACTIONS: Chunky Clements to the active roster". November 8, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20171213175847/http://www.houstontexans.com/news/article-2/TRANSACTIONS-Texans-sign-Chunky-Clements/c9ea14fd-958a-4b1a-826d-e010a7051b4c.
- Strickland, Bryan (January 2, 2018). "TE Manhertz placed on IR; OT Clausell promoted". https://web.archive.org/web/20180309095452/http://www.panthers.com/news/article-2/TE-Manhertz-placed-on-IR-OT-Clausell-promoted/56a57705-466c-4b61-bc6a-b13c8992207f.
- Strickland, Bryan (January 8, 2018). "Notes: Jonathan Stewart among vets vested in returning". http://www.panthers.com/news/article-2/Notes-Jonathan-Stewart-among-vets-vested-in-returning/a185b3f6-4d3e-4ecc-8c97-39bf67b4fe59.
- Voth, Bill (September 1, 2018). "Panthers trim roster to 53". https://www.panthers.com/news/panthers-trim-roster-to-53.
- Voth, Bill (September 2, 2018). "Frazier, Allen among 10 signed to practice squad". https://www.panthers.com/news/frazier-allen-among-10-signed-to-practice-squad.
- Strickland, Bryan (December 28, 2018). "Dorian Johnson added to 53-man roster; Kenjon Barner to IR". https://www.panthers.com/news/dorian-johnson-added-to-53-man-roster-kenjon-barner-to-ir.
- "Panthers sign guard and kicker". August 1, 2019. https://www.panthers.com/news/panthers-sign-guard-and-kicker-rishard-cook-joey-slye.