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Kevin Johnson
Kevin Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Cypress Ridge HS

Last College:
Oklahoma State

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 210

Position:
DB

Experience:
2L

Named to the 2013 The Sports Network FCS Preseason All-America Third-Team at kick returner

Named to the 2013 CFPA Preseason Watch List

2012: Named the 2012 Southland Conference Newcomer of the Year and was an honorable mention all-conference selection at both wide receiver and kick returner ... Tied the school single-season touchdown record with 13 scores ... Caught 10 touchdowns for the second most in Lamar history and tied for the most in the Southland Conference on the year ... Returned a pair of kickoffs for touchdowns and also had a rushing score ... Tied Lamar's single-game record with four touchdowns and 24 points in 52-21 victory over McMurry (10/13) ... Caught season-high five passes for 77 yards and three touchdowns and added an 88-yard kickoff return for a score against the War Hawks ... Finished the season with 19 catches for 309 yards and a team-best 16.3 yards per catch ... Finished with four catches for 84 yards and three touchdowns in 31-0 win over Langston (9/22) ... Became the fifth player in school history to catch three touchdowns in a game and the first to do so twice ... Had a season-long 34-yard catch against Langston and added a 72-yard kickoff return in the game ... Scored three times in 31-0 win over Prairie View A&M (9/8), catching two scores and running for one on a 12-yard carry ... Ran four kicks back for 127 yards against Sam Houston State (10/27), including a season-long 89-yard return for a score ... Finished with six returns for 179 yards at Stephen F. Austin (11/3) and had 22 returns for 623 yards on the year ... Led the team with 947 all-purpose yards.

At Oklahoma State: After redshirting at Oklahoma State in 2010, earned a varsity letter in 2011 after extensive action on special teams ... Finished with three catches for 95 yards and a touchdown in OSU's 2012 spring game.

High School: Was ranked as one of the top 100 players in Texas by Rivals as a senior at Houston's Cypress Ridge High School ... Ranked as the No. 54 receiver in the nation by Rivals ... Was District 15-5A MVP as a senior after amassing 485 rushing yards and 412 receiving yards ... Recorded 690 receiving yards with 12 touchdowns as a junior.

Personal: Kevin Johnson was born on Oct. 16, 1991 ... Son of Kevin and Valencia Johnson ... Majoring in general studies.

03/01/2014

White Teams Wins 2014 Crawfish Bowl Title

Offense shines in annual spring game

01/09/2014

Johnson Receives National CFPA Honor

Lamar junior named nation's top punt returner

11/30/2013

Dickson Named CSM Southland Defensive Player of the Year

Running back Kade Harrington lands another freshman of the year honor

11/28/2013

Cards Wrap Up Record-Setting Season

Lamar ends 2013 campaign with 10 players recognized on All-Southland teams

11/26/2013

Kade Harrington Named Southland Freshman of the Year

Ten Cardinals land All-SLC recognition, including three first-team honorees

11/23/2013

HIGHLIGHTS: MCNEESE @ LAMAR

HIGHLIGHTS FROM MCNEESE STATE @ LAMAR (BEAUMONT, TX)

11/22/2013

PREVIEW: MCNEESE @ LAMAR

PREVIEW OF THIS WEEKENDS GAME BETWEEN MCNEESE STATE & LAMAR. (BEAUMONT, TX)

11/14/2013

PREVIEW: SFA @ LAMAR

Jordan Washington takes you in depth for this weekends matchup between SFA/LAMAR. (Provost-Umphrey Stadium - Beaumont, TX)

11/09/2013

HIGHLIGHTS: LAMAR @ NORTHWESTERN ST

HIGHLIGHTS FROM LAMAR @ NORTHWESTERN STATE - NATCHITOCHES, LA

11/03/2013

HIGHLIGHTS: NICHOLLS vs. LAMAR

Beaumont, TX

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