Artis Johnson
Artis  Johnson

RS Junior

Lott, Tx.

Last College:
Reedley CC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 220



MCGILL: Herd Defense Shines on National Stage to Become Bowl Eligible

The Word on the Herd


Marshall Postgame Notes

Marshall 38, Middle Tennessee 10


MCGILL: TD Passes, Defense Lead Herd to First League Win Over Charlotte

Tyre Brady had six receptions for 88 yards and two touchdowns

HERD FILE: Born June 3, 1995 … Previously played at Reedley Community College … Recruited by Adam Fuller … A three-star prospect according to Rivals.com and 247sports.com ...  Committed to Marshall on December 10 ... Tenth-best JUCO safety according to Scout.com ... Named Region II All-California First Team Defense at defensive back in 2015 ... Led team to a 6-4 record in 2015 after redshirting in 2014 ... Also played "wildcat" quarterback and returned kicks (22.5 yards per kick return) ... Leading tackler in 2015 with 57 stops (43 solo) to go with 8.5 tackles for loss, three pass breakups, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and two interceptions ... Posted 52 tackles in 2016 (38 solo), including 8.5 tackles for loss and a sack ... Also had two pass breakups, a fumble recovery and an interception ... On offense, he rushed for two touchdowns and threw another as a sophomore ... Returned three punts for an average of 21.3 yards as a sophomore ... Attended Rosebud-Lott High School in Lott, Texas.