Curtis Johnson (linebacker)

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Curtis Johnson
Toronto Argonauts
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-02-16) February 16, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth: Lauderhill, Florida
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 237 lb (108 kg)
Career information
College: Clark Atlanta
Undrafted in 2008
Debuted in 2008 for the Indianapolis Colts
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of 2008
Tackles 4
Sacks 1.0
Forced fumbles 0
Stats at NFL.com

Curtis Johnson (born February 16, 1985) is an American football linebacker for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. He was signed by the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Clark Atlanta.

Johnson has also been a member of the Dallas Cowboys, St. Louis Rams, and New Orleans Saints.

Early years[edit]

Johnson was born in Lauderhill, Florida and was raised in Clay, New York. He attended Cicero-North Syracuse High School and was two-time Section III all-state selection and added All-Central New York honors and Post-Standard All-CNY honors at running back.

College career[edit]

He was a two-year letterman who started 21 career games at Clark College and totaled 187 tackles, 119 solo, for career. He made 112 tackles, 69 solo as a senior he started eleven games and was named College-division All-America. He finished first in nation in Division II with 2.5 tackles for loss average per game and was voted SIAC Player-of-the-Week four times. He started 10 games as junior and made 75 tackles, 50 solo, including 18 tackles for losses and ranked 1st in nation for Division II with nine FF. He had five sacks for 49 yards in losses and was two-time All-Northeast Football Conference First-Team selection at DE at Morrisville State College. There he posted 152 tackles and 72 solo in two years and had 12 sacks as freshman and started 10 games at DE.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 2⅝ in 242 lb 33 in 9⅝ in 4.60 s 4.46 s 6.78 s 34 in 25 reps x
All values from NFL Combine[1][2]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

He was signed by the Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2008. As a rookie he appeared in seven games as reserve defensive end and special teamer and made five defensive tackles, two solo, and one sack. He also had six solo special teams tackles.

Johnson was waived/injured on August 31, 2009.

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

Johnson was claimed off waivers by the Dallas Cowboys on September 1, 2009 and moved to outside linebacker in the team's 3-4 defense. The team waived offensive lineman Greg Isdaner to make room for Johnson.

St. Louis Rams[edit]

On September 5, 2010, the St. Louis Rams signed Johnson to their practice squad.[3]

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

On May 10, 2012, Johnson was signed by the Toronto Argonauts.[4]

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