Bademosi with the Cleveland Browns in 2012
|No. 29 Detroit Lions|
|Position:||Cornerback / Special teamer|
|Date of birth:||July 23, 1990|
|Place of birth:||Washington, D. C.|
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||200 lb (91 kg)|
|High school:||Gonzaga College High School|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2016|
Johnson Bademosi (born July 23, 1990) is an American football cornerback and special teamer for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Browns as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He was a member of the football, rugby, and track and field teams at Gonzaga College High School and went on to play college football for Stanford University.
Bademosi was a three-year starter at Cornerback for Stanford. He recorded his first career interception against Washington during the 2010 season. An All-Conference honorable mention at Stanford for his participation in track and field.
Bademosi played sparingly during his rookie season, but gained notice when being forced to play against the Dallas Cowboys, where he had multiple pass breakups. Bademosi also was a standout on special teams as a rookie.
He led the Browns in special teams tackles each of his four seasons in Cleveland, (co-led in 2014), and his 61 special teams tackles since 2012 rank second in the NFL during that span behind only Justin Bethel (64). During the 2015 season, he was the co-leader in the NFL in total special teams tackles with 17.
Bademosi received the Maurice "Maus" Collins Award for excellence and leadership on and off the football field while in high school. He was a history major while attending Stanford.
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