Darcy Johnson

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Darcy Johnson
No. --     Virginia Destroyers
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-02-11) February 11, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth: St. Augustine, Florida
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 267 lb (121 kg)
Career information
College: UCF
Undrafted in 2006
Debuted in 2006 for the New York Giants
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2009
Receptions 9
Receiving yards 78
Receiving TDs 2
Stats at NFL.com

Darcy Johnson (born February 11, 1983) is an American football tight end for the Virginia Destroyers of the United Football League. He was signed by the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at UCF.

Johnson has also played for the St. Louis Rams.

College career[edit]

He played in 48 games with 35 starts at the University of Central Florida. He caught 81 passes for 919 yards (11.3-yard avg.) and scored 6 touchdowns while recording 14 tackles (8 solo) on special teams, a lso had a 22-yard kickoff return . Johnson earned All-Conference USA 2nd-team honors in 2005 as a senior, he was ranked 3rd on the squad with 36 catches for 435 yards (12.1-yard avg.) and 2 touchdowns. He graduated in May 2005 with a degree in criminal justice

Professional career[edit]

New York Giants[edit]

An undrafted rookie, Johnson was a member of the Giants' practice squad for the 2006 season. He signed with the active roster on December 26, 2006.

Johnson was placed on the injured reserve, ending his 2007 season. Darcy suffered a partial tear of his ACL and underwent surgery to repair it.

Johnson's first career reception was a 1-yard touchdown catch thrown by Eli Manning against the Baltimore Ravens November 16, 2008.

Johnson was placed on injured reserve by the Giants on December 23, 2009.

St. Louis Rams[edit]

Johnson signed with the St. Louis Rams on March 22, 2010. He was placed on the injured reserve list on October 12.

Virginia Destroyers[edit]

Johnson was signed by the Virginia Destroyers of the United Football League on September 1, 2011.[1]

Personal[edit]

His brother Willie Offord played four seasons as a defensive back with the Minnesota Vikings.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UFL Transactions". OurSports Central. United Football League. September 1, 2011. Retrieved September 1, 2011.