Matt Johnson - 13
Matt Johnson

RS Freshman

Selma, Ala.

High School:
Meadowview Christian

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 200



A very gifted quarterback with a very strong, accurate throwing arm ... will battle for the No. 3 quarterback position.

2001: Did not see action.

2000: Did not see action.

1999: Sat out the season as a redshirt ... enrolled at UAB during winter quarter and participated in spring drills.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was a three-year starter at Meadowview Christian High School ... The Birmingham News Super Senior ... Best of the Rest selection by The Forrest Davis Football Recruiting Annual ... AISA All-Star ... Dixie 100 Player of the Year ... Montgomery Advertiser Player of the Year ... completed 158 of 250 passes for 1,879 yards and 17 touchdowns in leading team to AISA state playoffs ... threw just two interceptions ... All-State and All-Region ... completed 102 of 184 passes for 1,570 yards and 14 touchdowns as a junior ... led team to state semi-finals ... completed 101 of 191 passes for 1,349 yards and 18 touchdowns as a sophomore ... led team to state semi-finals ... threw for 5,094 yards and 54 touchdowns in his career with just 14 interceptions in 663 pass attempts ... led team to 24-11 record in three seasons as a starter.

PERSONAL: Born Dec. 20, 1979, in Selma, Ala. ... son of Chris and Rosanne Johnson ... a management major ... named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for 1999-2000, 2000-01 and 2001-02 school years ... earned Presidential Honors in winter 2000 quarter ... named to Dean's List for spring 2000 quarter ... also named to UAB Athletic Director's Honor Roll seven times in his career.

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