Danny Johnson (American Football)
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Danny Johnson American Football

Danny Johnson
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Johnson in 2020
No. 36 - Washington Football Team
Position:Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1995-11-17) November 17, 1995 (age 25)
Jackson, Louisiana
Height:5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:East Feliciana (Jackson)
College:Southern
Undrafted:2018
Career history
Roster status:Practice squad
Career NFL statistics as of 2020
Player stats at NFL.com

Danny Johnson (born November 17, 1995) is an American football cornerback for the Washington Football Team of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Southern University and was signed by Washington as an undrafted free agent in 2018.

College career

Following his senior season, Johnson was invited to the 2018 Senior Bowl, becoming the first Southern player to be invited to it in 23 years.[1]

Professional career

Johnson participated in the 2018 NFL Combine.[2][3][4][5] Johnson went unselected in the 2018 NFL Draft, but signed an undrafted free agent contract with the Washington Redskins soon after.[6] He made his NFL debut in the Redskins' season opener against the Arizona Cardinals. He had a 24-yard kick return in the 24-6 victory.[7] He was placed on injured reserve on December 19, 2018.[8]

Johnson was placed on the physically unable to perform list to start the 2019 season while recovering from injury. He was activated on December 10, 2019.[9] He started two games before being placed on injured reserve on December 24, 2019.[10] He re-signed with the team on March 23, 2021,[11] but was waived on August 31, 2021,[12] and re-signed to the practice squad the following day.[13]

References

  1. ^ Dellenger, Ross (January 25, 2018). "'I play big': Danny Johnson, first Southern player at Senior Bowl in 23 years, showcasing skills against the big boys". The Advocate. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ Johnson, Luke (February 6, 2018). "Former Southern cornerback Danny Johnson invited to NFL combine". The Advocate. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ Morale, Amos III (April 5, 2018). "NFL Draft 2018: CB Danny Johnson hoping to break Southern's 14-year drought". The Times-Picayune. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ Loper, Craig (April 4, 2018). "Undrafted drought could end soon with all eyes on Johnson at Southern Pro Day". WAFB. Retrieved 2018.
  5. ^ Haley, Craig (April 10, 2018). "If only FCS players were picked in the NFL Draft". Yahoo Sports. Retrieved 2018.
  6. ^ "SU's Danny Johnson signs with Washington Redskins". KSLA. April 29, 2018. Retrieved 2018.
  7. ^ "Washington Redskins at Arizona Cardinals - September 9th, 2018". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018.
  8. ^ "Redskins Sign Jeremy Reaves To Active Roster, Place Danny Johnson On Injured Reserve". Redskins.com. December 19, 2018.
  9. ^ "Redskins Make Several Roster Moves". Redskins.com. December 10, 2019.
  10. ^ "Redskins Place Quinton Dunbar, Danny Johnson On Injured Reserve; Sign Breon Borders, Dee Delaney". Redskins.com. December 24, 2019.
  11. ^ Washington Football Team Public Relations (March 23, 2021). "Washington Re-Signs CB Danny Johnson, LB Jared Norris". WashingtonFootball.com. Retrieved 2021.
  12. ^ "Washington Makes Multiple Roster Moves". WashingtonFootball.com. August 31, 2021.
  13. ^ Washington Football Team Public Relations. "Washington Signs 15 Players To Practice Squad". WashingtonFootball.com. Retrieved 2021.

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