Desmond Johnson
Desmond  Johnson

RS Senior

Yazoo City, Miss.

High School:
Yazoo City HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 210




Game Preview: Southern Miss vs. Texas State

Kickoff is slated for 6:05 p.m. CT.


Post Game Notes

UTEP 34, Southern Miss 33


Post Game Notes

UAB 27, Southern Miss 19


Top Five First Century Plays Chosen at 100 Years Gala

The 1982 victory at Alabama was chosen the No. 1 game.


Post Game Notes

Marshall 59, Southern Miss 24


2012: Week 5


Southern Miss Falls To UTEP, 34-33

Arsenio Favor threw for 377 yards and two touchdowns.


Southern Miss Suffers 59-24 Defeat

Southern Miss remains winless after loss to Marshall.


Southern Miss Suffers 59-24 Defeat

Southern Miss remains winless after loss to Marshall.


Southern Miss Drops 40-14 Decision to Boise State

Eagles fall to 0-5 on the season.


Golden Eagles Drop Heartbreaker to No. 19 Louisville, 21-17

Jalen Richard had one touchdown for Southern Miss.

2011 Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl: Carried the ball 16 times for 77 yards with a long of 13 ... 2011 (r-Jr.): Was injured in the first half of the season opener but came back from injury to appear in the final six games ... Had 75 carries for 424 yards and a pair of touchdowns ... Started the final game of the season as well as the opener ... Had his first 100-yard game of the season when he rushed for 103 yards on 11 carries against Memphis ... 2010 Beef `O' Brady's Bowl: Led the team's rushing attack with 102 yards on ten carries ... Had a long run of 62 yards and rushed for a touchdown ... The rush was a career high and set a Beef `O' Brady's Bowl record and Southern Miss Bowl record that was previously a 54 yard rush by Kelby Nance in the 2000 GMAC Bowl vs. TCU ... 2010 (r-So.): Played in ten games ... Missed three games with a knee injury ... Posted 646 yards on 115 carries and eight rushing scores ... Put together two-touchdown games against both Prairie View (9/11) and Tulsa (11/26) ... Had best game of the regular season with 89 yards on eight carries with a season-best run for a TD of 49 yards against Kansas (9/17) ... Added a 86-yard game on 13 carries at Tulsa ... Caught 23 passes for 172 yards and a touchdown ... Lone receiving TD was an 11-yard pass from Austin Davis versus Memphis (10/16) ... Added 118 kickoff return yards versus UAB (10/30), including a best return of 45 yards ... Finished the season with five returns for 144 yards ... 2009 (r-Fr.): Appeared in the season opener against Alcorn State (9/5) ... Carried seven times for 72 yards and one touchdown ... 2008 (Fr.): Redshirted ... Prep: Rushed for 1,003 yards and 15 touchdowns before an injury ended his season during the middle of the campaign for coach Tony Woolfolk ... Named to the Clarion-Ledger Dandy Dozen after rushing for 2,509 yards and 33 touchdowns as a junior ... Tabbed as the Delta Touchdown Club Player of the Year, the Yazoo County Player of the Year, and the division 3-4A Player of the Year after leading the state in rushing yardage ... A three-star prospect by both Rivals and Scout and is the No. 24-ranked player in the state by Rivals ... Held the distinction of being the No. 85 player ranked at the running back spot in the country by Scout.com ... Personal: Son of Vickey R. Johnson

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