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Dennis Johnson
RB #28
Height:
5-7
Weight:
196
College:
Arkansas
Experience:
2

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TRANSACTIONS: Signed by the Houston Texans on May 10, 2013.

Career Notes:
Set Southeastern Conference career records with 119 kickoff returns for 2,784 yards and set the Arkansas school record for career kickoff returns
Played in 50 games and ran for 2,036 yards on 345 carries (5.9 average)
Scored 20 total touchdowns: 13 rushing, four receiving and three on kickoff returns

2012 (Senior):
Played in 12 games with four starts and led the team with 137 carries for 757 yards rushing and eight touchdowns, and led the team with 17 kickoff returns for 309 yards
Ranked second on the team with 25 receptions for 160 yards and two touchdowns
Set season highs against Ole Miss with 27 carries for 161 yards
Ran for a pair of touchdowns against Auburn, Kentucky and Tulsa

TRANSACTIONS: Signed by the Houston Texans on May 10, 2013.

Career Notes:
Set Southeastern Conference career records with 119 kickoff returns for 2,784 yards and set the Arkansas school record for career kickoff returns
Played in 50 games and ran for 2,036 yards on 345 carries (5.9 average)
Scored 20 total touchdowns: 13 rushing, four receiving and three on kickoff returns

2012 (Senior):
Played in 12 games with four starts and led the team with 137 carries for 757 yards rushing and eight touchdowns, and led the team with 17 kickoff returns for 309 yards
Ranked second on the team with 25 receptions for 160 yards and two touchdowns
Set season highs against Ole Miss with 27 carries for 161 yards
Ran for a pair of touchdowns against Auburn, Kentucky and Tulsa

2011 (Junior):
Appeared in 11 games with six starts and was named second-team All-SEC all-purpose player by the Associated Press after he ranked in the top 10 in the conference in all-purpose yards per game, kickoff return average and rushing yards per game
Finished the season with 106 rushes for 670 yards and three touchdowns, 24 receptions for 255 yards and two touchdowns and 18 kick returns for 461 yards and one touchdown.
His average of 126.0 all-purpose yards per game ranked second in the SEC and his average of 25.6 yards per kickoff return, the third-highest single-season average in Arkansas history, was third in the conference
His average of 6.32 yards per carry was the highest in the SEC among runners with at least 100 carries, fourth overall in the conference and the seventh-highest single-season rushing average in school history
Ranked fourth in the conference with a 6.3 yards-per-carry average against SEC opponents
Accumulated 1,386 all-purpose yards, the 12th-highest single-season total in school history
Named SEC Offensive Player of the Week after he carried the ball 15 times for a career-high 160 yards and one touchdown and caught two passes for 14 yards in the 29-24 win at Ole Miss
Named SEC Special Teams Player of the Week  and to the Paul Hornung Award Weekly Honor Roll after returning two kickoffs for 130 yards, including a 98-yard touchdown, rushing 15 times for 86 yards and making four receptions for 36 yards in the 44-28 win vs. South Carolina

2010 (Redshirt Junior):
Named to the Doak Walker Award Watch List and appeared in two games for the Razorbacks before suffering a season-ending injury vs. Louisiana-Monroe that led to a medical redshirt

2009 (Sophomore):
Played in all 13 games with two starts at No. 1 Florida and in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl against East Carolina
Averaged 25.8 yards per kickoff return and 111.2 yards of total offense per game
Returned 40 kickoffs for a school-record 1,031 yards and the touchdown, and became the career leader with 1,936 kickoff return yards
Had 57 rushes for 342 yards
His season total of 1,445 all-purpose yards ranked 10th on UA’s single-season list
SEC Special Teams Player of the Week against Missouri State, when he had two kickoff returns for 115 yards, including the 91-yard touchdown, along with a 10-yard reception; and Auburn, when he had three kick returns for 145 yards with a long of 70
2008 (Freshman):
SEC All-Freshman Team member who played in all 12 games and made two starts
Handled kickoff return duties and had 41 for 905 yards (22.1 per return) and a touchdown
Had 150 kickoff return yards against Texas, marking the third-highest single-game effort ever by an Arkansas player and also had a 96-yard touchdown return against Tulsa, which proved to be the game winner
Finished the season as the second-leading rusher for the Razorbacks with 36 carries for 184 yards and a touchdown.
Named the SEC Freshman of the Week after he had 230 all-purpose yards, including 18 carries for 127 yards and a 17-yard touchdown run in the first quarter against LSU

High School:
Finished his prep career with 56 touchdowns and more than 4,700 rushing yards for Arkansas High School coach Bill Keopple
As a senior, he rushed for 1,529 yards and 20 touchdowns on 209 attempts in leading the Razorbacks to their second consecutive 6A state championship
MVP of the state championship game as both a junior and a senior
During his junior season, he gained 1,500 yards on the ground with 16 touchdowns in leading his squad to a state championship
As a sophomore, he scored 18 touchdowns on the ground on 150 carries and 1,734 rushing yards

Personal:
Son of Dennis Johnson and Rosalind Reems
Majored in criminal justice

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