Football



Marlon Johnson
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Marlon Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
Inglewood HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 205

Position:
Defensive Back

Experience:
2V

11/27/2012

Wolf Pack Honors 16 on Senior Day Saturday

Nevada plays host to Boise State for regular season finale

11/17/2012

Fajardo, Nevada Run Past New Mexico, 31-24

Nevada's Cody Fajardo threw three touchdown passes and ran for a career-high 186 yards Saturday to help the Wolf Pack beat New Mexico 31-24 and end a three-game losing streak.

10/02/2012

Nevada Hosts Wyoming For Homecoming

Saturday's game marks first Mountain West home game for Nevada

09/29/2012

Fajardo Lifts Wolf Pack To 34-21 Victory Over Texas St.

Cody Fajardo threw for three touchdowns and ran for one more as Nevada (4-1, 1-0 Mountain West) defeated Texas State 34-21 on Saturday afternoon.

08/27/2012

Nevada Opens 2012 Campaign At Cal

Wolf Pack's season opener is Saturday at newly renovated Memorial Stadium in Berkeley.

10/26/2012

Nevada vs Air Force

Nevada vs Air Force

11/12/2011

Nevada vs. Hawaii

Nevada vs. Hawaii

10/29/2011

Nevada vs. New Mexico State - October 29, 2011

Nevada vs. New Mexico State

10/11/2011

2011 UNLV Game

Nevada wins it's seventh straight, and first shoutout, in the battle for the Fremont Cannon.

Nevada

2012: Returns for his third season as a starter at one of the safety positions ... Expected to be a leader in the secondary and overall within the defense ... Named to Preseason All-MW Third Team by the Phil Steele

2011: Played in 12 games and started the final nine games of the season ... Was sixth on the team with 54 tackles ... Also registered 2.0 tackles for loss, the first of his career ...Set a season high with seven tackles against New Mexico and matched it against Fresno State and Idaho ... Lone pick of the year was against New Mexcio... Named preseason third-team All-WAC by Phil Steele.

2010: Played well off the bench in the season opener against Eastern Washington and then locked down a starting job for the final 12 games of the regular season ... Was fifth on the team with 56 tackles ... Provided one of the highlights of the year with a game-changing 65-yard interception return for a touchdown in a win over Cal ... Set a career high with a nine-tackle performance against BYU.

2009: Played in four games during his first season of playing time at Nevada ... Recorded first career tackle at San Jose State and then notched another stop against New Mexico State.

2008: Redshirted his first year at Nevada.

High School

A graduate of Inglewood (Calif.) High School ... Was a four-year letterwinner in football and also lettered four years in track and one year in basketball ... Was a first-team All-Ocean League selection as a senior and was named his team's Most Valuable Player ... Was a standout QB who accounted for 26 touchdowns ... Defensively, recorded 186 tackles and three interceptions in his career ... Was a member of the yearbook committee ... Was on the honor roll all four years and maintained a 3.0 GPA career.

Personal

Born Marlon De'Shaun Johnson on June 23, 1990 in Atlanta, Ga. ... Son of Clarissa Carter and Michael and Charnetta Johnson ... Has a younger sister, Michele, and four older brothers, Michael, Jason, Jerel Woods and Marvis Davis ... Father played at Oregon ... Chose Nevada because it was the perfect fit ... Was also recruited by New Mexico, UNLV, and Baylor.

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