Keshon Johnson

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Keshon Johnson
No. 25, 33, 37
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1970-07-17) July 17, 1970 (age 47)
Place of birth: Fresno, California
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school: Fresno (CA) Edison
College: Arizona
NFL Draft: 1993 / Round: 7 / Pick: 173
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Total tackles: 8
Interceptions: 1
FF / FR: 0 / 1
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Keshon Lorenzo Johnson (July 17, 1970) is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League. He played college football at Arizona. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the seventh round (173rd overall) of the 1993 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

Johnson attended Edison High School before enrolling at Fresno City College.[1] He then transferred to the University of Arizona. While at Arizona, he was an All-Pac-10 selection in 1992.[2][3][4] That same season, he was named a member of the Bill Belichick coached NFC roster for the 1993 Senior Bowl.[5][6]

Professional career[edit]

Johnson was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the seventh round (173rd overall) of the 1993 NFL Draft.[7][8] During his rookie season, he appeared in 15 games. He recorded five tackles. In 1994, he appeared in six games and recorded two tackles. He was waived on October 29, 1994.[9][10] On November 2, he was claimed off waivers by the Green Bay Packers.[11][12] With the Packers, he appeared in seven games, recording one interception. He was waived by the Packers on April 28, 1995.[13][14][15] He began the 1995 NFL season with the Detroit Lions,[16] but did not appear in any games. He re-joined the Bears and appeared in 12 games and recorded one tackle. After the season, he became a restricted free agent.[17][18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rams in the Pros". FresnoCityCollege.edu. Retrieved April 2, 2017.  Free to read
  2. ^ "Bears send Teaff out a winner". Galveston Daily News. Galveston, Texas: AP. January 1, 1993. p. 17. Retrieved April 2, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  Free to read
  3. ^ "Baylor thumps Arizona in Hancock Bowl, 20-15 (Mississippi shuts out Air Force)". The Gettysburg Times. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania: AP. January 2, 1993. p. 10. Retrieved April 2, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  Free to read
  4. ^ "Football - College - All Pac-10". Santa Cruz Sentinel. Santa Cruz, California: AP. December 3, 1992. p. 16. Retrieved April 2, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  Free to read
  5. ^ "Senior Bowl". The Salina Journal. Salina, Kansas: AP. January 11, 1993. p. 10. Retrieved April 2, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  Free to read
  6. ^ "Senior Bowl rosters". Santa Cruz Sentinel. Santa Cruz, California. January 11, 1993. p. 20. Retrieved April 2, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  Free to read
  7. ^ "NFL Draft". Standard-Speaker. Hazleton, Pennsylvania: AP. April 27, 1993. p. 24. Retrieved April 2, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  Free to read
  8. ^ "NFL Draft (Seventh - Eight Round)". The Salina Journal. Salina, Kansas. April 27, 1993. p. 10. Retrieved April 2, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  Free to read
  9. ^ "Transactions - Football". Standard-Speaker. Hazleton, Pennsylvania. October 29, 1994. p. 33. Retrieved April 2, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  Free to read
  10. ^ "Transactions". Santa Cruz Sentinel. Santa Cruz, California. October 29, 1994. p. 18. Retrieved April 2, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  Free to read
  11. ^ "Transactions". Indiana Gazette. Indiana, Pennsylvania. November 2, 1994. p. 28. Retrieved April 2, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  Free to read
  12. ^ "Transactions - Football (National Football League)". The Facts. Clute, Texas. November 2, 1994. p. 19. Retrieved April 2, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  Free to read
  13. ^ "Transactions". San Bernardino County Sun. San Bernardino, California. April 28, 1995. p. 22. Retrieved April 2, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  Free to read
  14. ^ "Transactions". Ironwood Daily Globe. Ironwood, Michigan. April 28, 1995. p. 10. Retrieved April 2, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  Free to read
  15. ^ "Transactions - Football (National Football League)". Galveston Daily News. Galveston, Texas. April 28, 1995. p. 14. Retrieved April 2, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  Free to read
  16. ^ "TV Rosters [Lions (9-7) Steelers (21-4)]". Indiana Gazette. Indiana, Pennsylvania. September 3, 1995. p. 23. Retrieved April 2, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  Free to read
  17. ^ "NFL Free Agents". Indiana Gazette. Indiana, Pennsylvania: NFL Players Association. February 4, 1996. p. 25. Retrieved April 2, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  Free to read
  18. ^ "NFL Free Agents". Standard-Speaker. Hazleton, Pennsylvania. February 18, 1996. p. 15 (B7). Retrieved April 2, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  Free to read