Brent Johnson (Canadian football)
Brent Johnson in 2012.
|Date of birth||December 7, 1976|
|Place of birth||Kingston, Ontario|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||265 lb (120 kg)|
|CFL draft||2000 / Round: 3 / Pick: 20|
|Drafted by||BC Lions|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL All-Star||2005, 2006, 2008|
|CFL West All-Star||2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010|
Brent Johnson (born December 12, 1976) is a retired Canadian football defensive lineman who played for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He attended Ohio State University where he played for the Buckeyes.
Brent Johnson was drafted by the Lions in the third round, 20th overall of the 2000 CFL Draft. He started playing for BC in 2001. Johnson led the CFL in sacks with 17 in the 2005 CFL season and 16 in the 2006 CFL season. He won the CFL's Most Outstanding Canadian Award and was named a CFL All-Star in both years. Johnson also won the CFL's Most Outstanding Defensive Player Award in 2006. He was awarded his third CFL All-Star selection for his performance in the 2008 CFL season. He holds the record for sacks with the BC Lions with 89 over his 11-year career.
Brent Johnson lives in Vancouver with his wife Lara and his son Roman
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