Brian Johnson, a member of LSU's 2003 national championship team, returned to his alma mater in the summer of 2012 as assistant strength and conditioning coach under Tommy Moffitt. Johnson, a 2006 graduate of LSU, spent the 2010 and 2011 seasons as an assistant strength coach at Florida State before taking over as the head strength coach at Akron in March of 2012.
Prior to entering the strength and conditioning profession, Johnson spent three years in the NFL playing for Arizona, Tampa Bay and Baltimore.
As a player for the Tigers, Johnson started 26 games on the offensive line during his LSU career. A four-year letterwinner for the Tigers, Johnson helped LSU to a 44-8 record during his career.