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Urell Johnson
Urell  Johnson

RS Senior

New Orleans, La.

High School:
O. Perry Walker HS

Last College:
Texas Tech

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180




Spring Football Game 2014

Spring Football Game 2014


Southern Miss Drops to North Texas in Homecoming Game, 55-14

The Golden Eagles are now 0-7; 0-3 in C-USA play.

2014 (Redshirt Senior): Played in six games on the year … Saw action against Middle Tennessee, North Texas, Louisiana Tech, UTEP, No. 23 Marshall and UTSA … Recorded three tackles (one solo, two assisted) … Had a season-high three tackles against UTSA to go along with a pass breakup versus the Roadrunners.

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.

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