Competition, Brotherhood Drive Michigan's Backfield
2012 Michigan Football Roster
With just a touchdown and extra point worth of days left before the season opener, CTK continues with features on U-M's running back tandem of Justice Hayes and Drake Johnson.
Attempts: 3 - Appalachian State, 2014
Yards: 28 - Appalachian State, 2014
Long: 27 - Appalachian State, 2014
At Michigan ... has appeared in fourgames.
Junior/Sophomore (2014) ... has appeared in three games ... APPALACHIAN STATE (Aug. 30) ... rushed for 28 yards on three carries, and had a career-long 27-yard run.
Sophomore/Freshman (2013) ... appeared in one game as a reserve running back and on special teams ... CENTRAL MICHIGAN (Aug. 31) ... suffered a torn ACL, forcing him to miss the remainder of the season.
Freshman (2012) ... did not see game action ... redshirted.
Prep ... attended Ann Arbor Pioneer High School (2012) coached by Paul Test ... Key Statistics ... rushed for 2,805 yards and 37 touchdowns on 343 carries as a senior ... finished 95 yards shy of Michigan state rushing record ... also caught five passes for 83 yards and a touchdown as a senior ... Honors and Rankings ... selected to participate in the 2012 MHSFCA East-West All-Star Game ... unanimous selection to the 2011 Associated Press All-State team ... named to the Detroit News Blue Chip List as a senior ... named to the 2011 Detroit Free Press Dream Team ... Other Sports ... also lettered in track all four years ... was All-America in 110-meter high hurdles and won two state titles in the event ... won two indoor state titles in 60-meter HH ... was all-state choice ... was anchor on national championship shuttle hurdle team as junior.
Personal ... Drake Johnson was born March 8, 1994 ... father, Michael, and mother, Pamela St. John, both attended Michigan, and Pamela is Michigan's cheerleading coach ... brother, Carter, ran track at Eastern Michigan ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in environmental studies.
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