Riall Johnson

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Riall Johnson
No. 50
Defensive End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1978-04-20) April 20, 1978 (age 36)
Place of birth: White Rock, British Columbia
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 243 lb (110 kg)
Career information
High school: Everett (WA) Mariner
College: Stanford
NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 6 / Pick: 168
Debuted in 2001 for the Cincinnati Bengals
Last played in 2009 for the Montreal Alouettes
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Riall Salud Johnson (born on April 20, 1978) is a former professional gridiron football player.

Early years[edit]

Riall grew up in Lynnwood, Washington, where he attended Mariner High School. At Mariner he was considered one of the top football prospects in the USA.

College[edit]

He attended Stanford University. In his junior year at Stanford he tied for the Pac-10 lead in sacks with 13. In his senior year he not only led the Pac-10, but he also tied for the most sacks in the nation with current Chicago Bears star Julius Peppers. And he became the first player ever to lead the Pac-10 in sacks in back to back years.

Professional career[edit]

Despite all his success in college, he was selected in the 6th round of the 2001 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals. He played 3 years for the Bengals. He appeared in 32 games and made a total of 30 tackles most of which were on special teams.

After spending the 2008 CFL season with the Toronto Argonauts, Johnson was traded to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers for linebacker Zeke Moreno on February 19, 2009. He was traded to the Montreal Alouettes in September 2009.[1]

Personal[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tait, Ed (2009-09-22). "Blue make yet another move at QB". Wiinipeg Free Press. Retrieved 2009-09-23. 

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