|Date of birth:April 20, 1978|
|Place of birth: White Rock, British Columbia|
|NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 6 / Pick: 168|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Cincinnati Bengals (2001–2003)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Riall Salud Johnson (born April 20, 1978) is a former professional gridiron football player.
Early years[edit | edit source]
College[edit | edit source]
He attended Stanford University. In his junior year at Stanford he tied for the Pac-10 lead in sacks with 13. In his senior year he not only led the Pac-10, but he also tied for the most sacks in the nation with current Carolina Panthers star Julius Peppers. And he became the first player ever to lead the Pac-10 in sacks in back to back years.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
Despite all his success in college, he was selected in the 6th round of the 2001 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals. He played 3 years for the Bengals. He appeared in 32 games and made a total of 30 tackles most of which were on special teams.
After spending the 2008 CFL season with the Toronto Argonauts, Johnson was traded to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers for linebacker Zeke Moreno on February 19, 2009. He was traded to the Montreal Alouettes in September 2009.
Personal[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Tait, Ed (2009-09-22). "Blue make yet another move at QB". Winnipeg Free Press. http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/sports/football/bombers/blue-make-yet-another-move-at-qb-60187182.html. Retrieved 2009-09-23.
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- Just Sports Stats
- Argonauts.ca page
- DatabaseFootball.com stats
- O'Connor, Joe (2007-11-16). "JOHNSON FLED NORTH TO ESCAPE PERSONAL LIFE". National Post. https://www.cfl.ca/index.php?module=newser&func=display&topicnum=&nid=21548&writer=0. Retrieved 2007-11-17.