- Carl Johnson
Carl  Johnson


Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Huffman HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190

Defensive Back



Has been primarily a special teams player the past two seasons for the Blazers ... expected to see increased role this fall in secondary ... listed as No. 2 strong safety coming out of spring drills.

2005: Saw action in eight games, mainly on special teams ... registered eight tackles during the season, including six solo hits ... recorded a season-high three tackles in road victory at UTEP ... also had two tackles against UCF.

2004: Saw substantial playing time on Blazers' special teams ... was in on five tackles during the season, all assists.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Huffman High in Birmingham area ... a running back and safety for Huffman, who played every down as a senior ... was named All-Metro, second-team all-state and Birmingham Athletic Partnership All-City teams as a senior ... as senior, rushed for 350 yards on 55 carries, caught 14 passes for 189 yards ... at safety, recorded five interceptions, 25 solo tackles, 30 assists, 5 caused fumbles and 10 pass breakups ... on special teams, had 20 kickoff returns for 625 yards ... as junior, was team co-defensive MVP and team captain ... started all four years ... was also a four-year letterwinner in track.

PERSONAL: Born Oct. 10, 1984 in Arizona ... son of Jacqueline and Carl Johnson, Sr. ... major is communication studies.