Johnson in 2011
|Date of birth:September 10, 1990|
|Place of birth: Dade City, Florida|
|Undrafted in 2013|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
Joshua Lutrail Johnson (born September 10, 1990) is an American professional Canadian football cornerback for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at Purdue University.
High school careerEdit
Johnson attended Pasco High School in Dade City, Florida. He was a first team All-Sun Coast and All-Sunshine Athletic Conference after catching 32 passes for 466 yards (14.6 average) and nine touchdowns and rushing for 204 yards on 39 carries (5.2 average) as senior helping his team advanced to state semifinals. He also played baseball and was named one of the top 100 juniors in the nation after leading the Tampa Bay area in home runs.
During his tenure, he started 36 of 49 games, where he accumulated 184 tackles (149 solo), including 7.5 for a loss, 31 pass break ups and six interceptions. He was twice named Academic All-Big Ten and was an all conference honorable mention as a senior.
San Diego ChargersEdit
Johnson signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars on February 12, 2016. On August 14, 2017, Johnson was waived/injured by the Jaguars and placed on injured reserve. He was released on October 10, 2017.
Ottawa Redblacks Edit
On August 19, 2018, Johnson signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
Johnson was signed by the Eskimos as a free agent on May 17, 2019.
- ↑ https://sports.yahoo.com/purdue/football/recruiting/player-Josh-Johnson-85689
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 "Jaguars sign free agent CB from Canadian Football League". news4jax.com. February 12, 2016. https://web.archive.org/save/http://www.news4jax.com/sports/nfl/jaguars/jaguars-sign-free-agent-cb-from-canadian-football-league. Retrieved February 13, 2016.
- ↑ Oehser, John (August 14, 2017). "Jaguars sign tight end David Grinnage". http://www.jaguars.com/news/article-JaguarsNews/Jaguars-sign-tight-end-David-Grinnage/c41713fc-645d-4b0b-b82a-1a81a2c26f77.
- ↑ "REDBLACKS sign DB Josh Johnson - Ottawa REDBLACKS" (in en-US). Ottawa REDBLACKS. 2018-03-15. https://www.ottawaredblacks.com/2018/03/15/redblacks-sign-db-josh-johnson/.