2006 HONORABLE MENTION COACHES ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM SELECTION
Played in all 12 games, starting seven at middle linebacker...Finished fifth on the team with 72 tackles...Made his Marshall debut at WVU where he recorded eight tackles...Recorded seven tackles and forced a fumble at Kansas State...Registered nine tackles at UCF...Made five solo stops at SMU...Made eight tackles in back-to-back games against Tulane and East Carolina...Returned an interception for 39 yards against the Green Wave...Recorded 1.5 TFL and a half sack at ECU.
Prior to Marshall:
Has been timed with a 4.56 second 40-yard dash...Ranked as the No. 37 junior college prospect by Rivals.com...Ranked as the No. 9 linebacker in the country as a high school senior in 2004 by Scout.com...Signed with the University of Georgia out of Stephenson high school before spending the 2005 season with Georgia Military...Recruited by multiple SEC schools, including Florida and South Carolina...a standout at Stephenson High where he recorded 208 tackles as a senior and was named Class 5A Defensive Player of the Year...first-team all-state, North-South All-Star and all-metro.
Full name is Joshua Chioke Johnson...Born Sept. 16, 1986...Son of Willie Johnson and Cynthia Culver...has one sister - Kim Johnson (21) and one brother- Barrett Culver (24)...Plans to major in sports management.