Detroit Lions

Name  D.J. Johnson
Born  11/7/1985
Height  6-1
Weight  191
College  Jackson State
Year S-Tkl A-Tkl Total Sack S-Yds PD FF Safety
2012 (WAS) 2 1.0 3.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2009 (NYG) 2 1.0 3.0 0.0 0 0 0 0

Began his career at Missouri, starting six of 19 games and making 52 tackles and two picks from 2005-06. Transferred to Jackson State for the start of the 2007 season...Started 24 games over two years (2007-08) at Jackson State, registering 66 tackles, 27 PBUs and 10 INTs...Earned Second-Team FCS All-American honors in 2008...Has good height and bulk...Good instincts...Has good closing speed...Long arms and big hands...Solid in runsupport...Overaggressive at times, falling for play action too often...Not all that fluid when changing direction.

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