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Drake  Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ann Arbor, Mich.

High School:
Pioneer

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 207

Position:
RB

Birthdate:
03/08/1994

Experience:
Sr.


01/01/2016

Stellar Seniors Lead Wolverines to Citrus Bowl Triumph

Stellar Seniors Lead Football to Citrus Bowl Triumph

10/03/2015

U-M Posts Second Straight Shutout, Blanks Terps in B1G Opener

Football Posts Second Straight Shutout, Blanks Maryland in B1G Opener

11/04/2014

Kornacki: Johnson Shines Saturday in Front of Cheer Coach Mother

Kornacki: Johnson Shines Saturday in Front of Cheer Coach Mother

11/02/2014

Kornacki: Johnson Has Pinch-Me Rushing Performance Against Hoosiers

Kornacki: Johnson Has Pinch-Me Rushing Performance Against Hoosiers

11/01/2014

Johnson, Darboh Break Out; U-M 'D' Wears Down IU for Homecoming Win

Johnson, Darboh Break Out; U-M 'D' Wears Down IU for Homecoming Win

11/26/2014

Drake Johnson - Turkey Day Preview

Drake Johnson plans to attend five different Thanksgiving locations on Thursday and shares the itinerary with MGoBlue.com.

11/06/2014

Drake Johnson Profile

Just who is Drake Johnson? MGoBlue sits down with the 6-foot, 211-pound running back to see what makes him tick on and off the field.

11/01/2014

Football Highlights vs. Indiana

Highlights from the Wolverines' 34-10 Homecoming win over Indiana.

08/23/2014

Countdown to Kickoff - Day 7

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.

CAREER GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS

CAREER HIGHS

• Rushing
• Attempts:
16 - Indiana, 2014
• Yards:
122 - Indiana, 2014
• Touchdowns:
2 - twice (last: Ohio State, 2014)
• Long:
32 - Indiana, 2014

At Michigan

• Two-year letterman
• Has appeared in 25 games, making three starts.

Senior (2015)
• Appeared in 12 games, making one start
• Oregon State (Sept. 12): Recorded his first carry since coming off of injury, running for three yards
• UNLV (Sept. 19): Ran five times for 28 yards
• BYU (Sept. 26): Had five carries for 26 yards
• at Maryland (Oct. 3): Carried the ball 13 times for 71 yards and a touchdown; Added one catch for 31 yards and a touchdown
• Northwestern (Oct. 10): Ran twice for three yards and a touchdown
• at Minnesota (Oct. 31): Rushed 10 times for 55 yards, averaging 5.5 yards per carry with a long of 13 yards
• Rutgers (Nov. 7): Ran the ball seven times for 27 yards and a touchdown; caught one pass for 28 yards
• at Florida (Jan. 1): Carried the ball six times for 58 yards and added a receiving touchdown

Junior (2014)
• Earned first varsity letter
• Appeared in 12 games, making two starts
• Carried the ball 60 times for 361 yards and four touchdowns
• at Ohio State (Nov. 29): Rushed for 74 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries
• Maryland (Nov. 22): Tallied 94 yards on 14 attempts
• at Northwestern (Nov. 8): Carried 10 times for 30 yards, made first career start
• Indiana (Nov. 1): Set career-highs with 16 carries for 122 yards and two touchdowns
• at Michigan State (Oct. 25): Rushed for 13 yards on two carries
• Appalachian State (Aug. 30): Rushed for 28 yards on three carries, and had a career-long 27-yard run.

Sophomore (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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