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#47 Tremaine Johnson
Position: Defensive End
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 277 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Galena Park, Texas
High School: Galena Park HS
Tremaine Johnson Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/27/2009

CAREER
Solid defensive end who played in 45 games with two starts during career ... Finished collegiate career with 43 tackles, seven tackles for losses and 4.5 sacks ... Signed free agent contract with Minnesota Vikings a day after the 2009 NFL Draft ... Graduated in December of 2008 with a degree in general studies.

SENIOR SEASON (2008)
Played in 13 games with two starts ... Starts came in first two games of season vs. Appalachian State and North Texas ... Had three tackles in both of those games ... Had big game vs. Troy with two tackles, 1.5 tackles for losses, a sack, and a pair of QB hurries ... Had a sack for a 6-yard loss in road win over South Carolina ... Broke up a pair of passes in season-opening win over Appalachian State ... Had season-best four tackles in overtime loss to top-ranked Alabama.

JUNIOR SEASON (2007)
Served as the Tigers’ backup at left end behind Tyson Jackson ... Played in 13 of LSU’s 14 games ... Registered 11 tackles, a total that also includes 1.5 for losses and a sack ... Credited with three quarterback hurries ... Recorded a career-high four tackles, including his first sack of the season, in the win over Auburn ... Had three tackles and a quarterback hurry versus Middle Tennessee ... Against South Carolina, was in on a tackle for loss and forced a fumble.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2006)
Saw action in 10 games and recorded two tackles ... Had one tackle in season-opener against Louisiana-Lafayette and then followed that with another stop against Arizona ... Also saw action on special teams.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2005)
Played in nine games with no starts ... Saw action in a backup role on the defensive line ... Part of a rotation at defensive end that allowed the Tigers to keep starters Melvin Oliver and Chase Pittman fresh during games ... Recorded seven tackles, with two of those going for losses ... Had one sack for a 12-yard loss in overtime win over Alabama ... Had three tackles in the win over Ole Miss ... Added four quarterback hurries versus the Rebels and finished season with seven QB hurries to his credit.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2004)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2004.

HIGH SCHOOL
A four-star blue-chip athlete by most recruiting publications ... Made 113 tackles, including 12 for loss, and six sacks as a junior ... Rated as the No. 16 defensive end prospect by Collegefootballnews.com and No. 21 by ESPN.com ... Coached by Mike Coker.

PERSONAL
Full name is Tremaine Weston Johnson ... Parents are Willie and Doris Ward ... Has three siblings - James, Kaytasha and Kelvin ... Born Sept. 26, 1985 ... Graduated in December of 2008 with a degree in general studies.

CAREER HIGHS   
Total tackles:
4 twice (last: vs. Alabama, 2008)
Tackles for loss: 1.5 vs. Troy, 2008
Sacks: 1, four times
Interceptions: 0

JOHNSON’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks

PBU

QBH

INT

FF

FR
2004
Redshirt Season
2005
9-0
5
2
7
2.0-12
1.0-12
0
7
0
0
0

2006

10-0

1

1

2

0-0

0-0

0

0

0

0

0

2007
13-0
3
8
11
1.5-3
1.0-2
0
3
0
0
0
2008

13-2

6

17

23

3.5-13

2.5-11

0

0

0

0

0

Totals

45-2

15

28

43

7.0-28

4.0-25

0

10

0

0

0

 

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