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Jaylon Johnson

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Experience: R

Height: 6-0

Age: 21

Weight: 195 lbs

College: Utah

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Biography

COLLEGE:

  • 2019 All-American and two-time first-team All-Pac-12 cornerback (2018-19)
  • Played in 38 career games with 29 starts
  • Seven career interceptions and 28 career passes defended
  • 21 career pass breakups ranked tied for 10th all-time at Utah
  • Two-time Pac-12 All-Academic

JUNIOR SEASON (2019):

  • Earned second-team All-America honors from Walter Camp and the AP
  • Also earned second-team All-America honors from Sports Illustrated and USA Today and third-team honors from Pro Football Focus and Phil Steele
  • First-team All-Pac-12
  • Started 13 games at left corner, missing the bowl game after declaring for the NFL Draft
  • Ranked third in the Pac-12 and led Utah with 11 pass breakups, fourth in the league in passes defended (13) and passes defended per game (1.00)
  • Tied career high with eight tackles (1.0 TFL) and had two pass breakups against Oregon State
  • Had an interception and two pass breakups vs. Washington State
  • Three tackles vs. Washington and returned an interception 39 for his second career touchdown

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2018):

  • First-team All-Pac-12
  • Started all 14 games at corner, recorded four interceptions led Utah and tied for third in the Pac-12
  • Second in the Pac-12 and eighth in the nation with 126 interception return yards
  • Recorded 41 tackles (2.0 TFL, 1.0 sack)
  • Career-high eight tackles (1.0 TFL) and a pass breakup against Northern Illinois
  • Named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week after returning an interception 100 yards for a touchdown against Stanford for just the third 100-yard interception return in Utah's history
  • Also had seven tackles vs. the Cardinal
  • Five tackles and an interception against Arizona State
  • An interception and three tackles against USC
  • An interception with a 21-yard return and two tackles vs. Colorado
  • Two pass breakups vs. Washington in the Pac-12 Championship game
  • First-team Pac-12 All-Academic

FRESHMAN SEASON (2017):

  • Played in all 12 regular season games with two starts (Arizona, Washington)
  • Missed the bowl game following surgery
  • Tied for the team lead with six pass breakups and second on the team in passes defended (7)

HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL:

  • Named to the US Army All-American Bowl
  • Sixth-ranked cornerback in the 2017 recruiting class by Rivals.com and eighth by Scout
  • Four-star recruit by both Rivals and Scout
  • 2016 first-team USA Today All-USA California Football Team
  • Also lettered three years in basketball
  • Business major received his degree in December 2019

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