Tyron

Johnson

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Wide Receiver
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 189lbs.
Class: Freshman
City/State: New Orleans, La.
High School: Warren Easton HS
Major: Undeclared
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

Electrifying with the ball in his hands after the catch … Possesses the athleticism and skill to line up at any receiver position on the field … Has worked his way into contention for more playing time as a sophomore … A five-star prospect ranked as high as the No. 2 receiver nationally out of high school.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2015)
Played in nine games at wide receiver … Tallied nine catches for 150 yards with two touchdowns and a long reception of 61 yards on the season … Led the team with 83 receiving yards (on five catches) and one 39-yard TD reception at Ole Miss ... Caught his first career touchdown, a 61-yarder versus Western Kentucky ... Saw his first action as a Tiger against Auburn and made one catch ... Listed as the third receiver at the X position as a freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL
Dominant wide receiver that is electrifying with the ball in his hands after the catch ... Rated as a five-star prospect by Rivals ... 247 Sports, ESPN and Scout give him four stars ... Ranked as high as the No. 11 overall prospect nationally, No. 2 wide receiver nationally, and No. 1 prospect coming out of Louisiana ... Racked up 94 receptions for 1,589 yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior ... Registered 87 receptions for 1,433 yards and 17 touchdowns as a junior ... Member of the Rivals 250, ESPN 300, 247 Sports Top 247 and Scout 300 ... Selected to the Class 4A All-State Team ... Earned an invitation to the Under Armour All-American Game ... Named to MaxPreps Medium Schools All-American Team ... Named 2014 All-USA First Team by USA TODAY ... Participated in Nike's The Opening, a camp for the country's top prospects ... Helped lead his team to a 12-3 record, district title, and state championship game appearance in 2014 ... Coached by Antonio Hull.

PERSONAL
Parents are Carlene Billy and Tyrone Johnson ... Born January 8, 1996 ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

JOHNSON'S CAREER RECEIVING HIGHS
Receptions: 5 at Ole Miss, 2015
Yards: 83 at Ole Miss, 2015
Long: 61 vs. Western Kentucky, 2015
Touchdowns: 1, 2x (Last: at Ole Miss, 2015; First: vs. Western Kentucky, 2015)

JOHNSON’S CAREER RECEIVING STATISTICS 

Year
G-GS
No.
Yds.
TD
LG
2015
9-0
9
150
2
67 (TD)
2016
         
TOTALS
9-0
9
150
2
67 (TD)
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