- Lamar Johnson
Lamar  Johnson


Pascagoula, Miss.

Last College:
Mississippi Gulf Coast CC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205



Signed with the Blazers in December, 2010 and enrolled at UAB the following January ... was able to participate in 2011 spring drills ... entering second season at UAB and is expected to play more significant role this fall ... listed as co-No. 1 at strong safety entering fall practice.

2011: Saw reserve duty in secondary and some action on special teams last season ... played in 11 games during campaign ... earned spot on Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll in first year at UAB.

Junior College: Attended Mississippi Gulf Coast ... ranked No. 2 in the nation in interceptions with eight during the 2010 season, including seven in the final four games ... ranked as No. 15 junior college prospect in Mississippi by Jackson Clarion-Ledger ... recorded 38 tackles as he helped Mississippi Gulf Coast CC to a 10-2 record and a final national ranking of No. 3 ... earned NJCAA Academic All-America recognition in 2009.

High School: Attended Pascagoula (Miss.) High School ... was part of Pascagoula Class of 2009 ... was standout in both football and track and field.

Personal: Born Nov. 24, 1990 at Pascagoula, Miss. ... son of Tina and Chester Cook (divorced) ... major is marketing.