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Kendall Johnson
Kendall  Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lafayette, La.

High School:
St. Thomas More HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
Defensive Back

Experience:
2V


05/24/2017

Ten Nevada football players named to Athlon’s preseason All-MW team

Butler, Corbett and Reed named to the first team.

10/16/2016

Nevada falls to San Jose State, 14-10, in final minute

The Wolf Pack took the lead at 10-7 on Tyler Stewart's 46-yard pass to James Butler with 6:52 left.

04/14/2015

Halfway through spring, Pack is making progress

Saturday's practice will be held at Douglas High School in Minden

02/18/2015

38 Wolf Pack student-athletes earn Academic All-Mountain West accolades

Honorees must have 3.0 GPA and compete in roughly 50 percent of team's contests

02/18/2015

38 Wolf Pack student-athletes earn Academic All-Mountain West accolades

Honorees must have 3.0 GPA and compete in roughly 50 percent of team's contests

NEVADA
SENIOR (2017) - Earned preseason All-Mountain West honors from Athlon Sports ... Will bring a number of years of significant experience to the Nevada defensive backfield ... Projected to be one of the Pack’s top cornerbacks in 2017.

JUNIOR (2016)
- Finished the year with 31 total tackles … Logged his season-high of five against Wyoming on Oct. 22 … Forced a fumble in the season opener against Cal Poly on Sept. 2 … Broke up three passes on the year … Started all 12 of the games he played in … Letter winner.

SOPHOMORE (2015) - Saw action in all 13 games in the regular season with 12 starts … Tallied 48 tackles, which ranked eighth on the team and third among defensive backs … Also tallied two passes defended … Played in three games at free safety and nine at cornerback … Matched a season-high with six tackles on three occasions; Arizona, Buffalo and Wyoming … Registered pass breakups in conference games at Fresno State and Utah State … Posted a tackle in every game on the season … Made four tackles in Nevada’s victory in the Arizona Bowl … Letter winner.

FRESHMAN (2014) - Saw action in 12 games on the season with starts at Arizona and BYU … Credited with 23 tackles, three pass breakups and one interception … Returned an interception 45 yards to the 12-yard line, helping Nevada take a 7-0 lead and defeat Pac-12 foe Washington State in just his second collegiate game … Tallied a season-high five tackles at Arizona … Credited with a career-high two pass breakups in Nevada’s rivalry victory at UNLV … 2014 Academic All-Mountain West.

HIGH SCHOOL - From St. Thomas More High School in Lafayette, La. ... Earned all-state and all-parrish accolades as a senior in 2013 ... Twice earned all-conference honors ... Earned senior leader award on his team and was named to play in the Louisiana State All-Star Game ... A s a receiver, caught 60 passes for more than 1,100 yards and 14 touchdowns as a junior and senior ... Record three interceptions, 35 tackles and eight pass breakups as a senior after a junior season with five picks and 11 PBUs ... Named to the Honor Roll all four years ... Was active in student council all four years.

PERSONAL - Born Kendall Johnson Jr. ... Son of Melissa and Kendall Johnson ...Is a political science major ... Was also recruited by Tulane, Tulsa, Louisiana Tech and Louisiana Monroe ... Enjoys basketball, golf and relaxing with friends in his free time.

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