Spring Football Game 2014
The Golden Eagles are now 0-7; 0-3 in C-USA play.
2013 (Redshirt Junior): Played in 11 of the 12 games on the season … Made Golden Eagle debut at No. 22 Nebraska … Finished the year with seven tackles, including four solo stops … Had a season-high four tackles, including a season-best three solo stops, at Boise State … Had a solo tackle against North Texas with assisted tackles against Nebraska and FIU … Had a pass breakup against FIU.
2012 (Redshirt Sophomore): Transferred from Texas Tech … Sat out the season due to NCAA transfer rules.
2011 (Redshirt Freshman, Texas Tech): Served as a member of the scout team.
2010 (Freshman, Texas Tech): Did not compete during the season, taking a redshirt.
High School: Rated the No. 55 defensive back nationally (ESPN), despite being sidelined with an injury during senior campaign at O. Perry Walker High School … Listed as No. 30 on the Louisiana Postseason Top 50 (Rivals) … Ranked No. 38 overall player in Louisiana according to SuperPrep … Won both indoor and outdoor state championships in the long jump as a junior.
Personal: Full name is Urell Johnson … Son of Russell Johnson and Sharon Swayne … Has one sister and one brother … Cousin to NFL receiver Craig “Buster” Davis … Born February 7, 1991 in New Orleans, La. … Majoring in sport management.