Three-year letterman at defensive lineman and fullback, career cut short by back injury... Started and ended career on d-line, spent 2010 redshirt sophomore season as blocking fullback... One career start, 37 career games played... Played for back-to-back bowl teams in 2010 (Texas) and 2011 (Alamo)... Benched 460 pounds, recorded 36 reps in 225-pound bench press... Squatted 625 pounds.
2012 (Senior): Did not play final season due to back injury.
2011 (Junior): Played all 13 games, started one at defensive tackle... Totaled five tackles (five solo) and one quarterback hurry... Made lone start of season and recorded season-high two tackles in win over No. 5 Oklahoma... Moved back to d-line during spring after one season at fullback.
2010 (Sophomore): Played all 13 games, started four at fullback... Primarily blocker, had no carries on season, caught four passes for 30 yards... Had single receptions vs. Buffalo, at No. 4 TCU, vs. Texas Tech and vs. K-State... Made career-first start in win over Kansas State in eighth game, had season-long 12-yard reception... Started four straight games in weeks 8-11... Moved to fullback full-time during spring 2010 drills.
2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in 11 of 12 games as redshirt freshman in 2009... Earned first collegiate letter... Played all but second game vs. UConn (coach's decision), saw action from scrimmage in nine of 11 games played, played only special teams in other two... Reserve defensive lineman in first two-thirds of season, took snaps at fullback in final few games... Made three total tackles on season and had no carries offensively... Made collegiate debut in season-opening win at Wake Forest... Made first career tackle and finished with career-high two tackles in win over Northwestern State in third game... Also had tackle at No. 19 Oklahoma in fifth game.
2008 (True Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad, redshirted to retain eligibility... Selected to the spring 2009 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: Cuero High School, Cuero, Texas... Two-way standout played offensive guard, defensive end and tight end for Gobblers... Earned third-team 2007 Texas Sports Writers Association Class 3A All-State honors as both tight end and defensive end... Also second-team Class 3A Associated Press All-State defensive tackle and honorable-mention pick as tight end... Unanimous first-team All-District 29-3A as both tight end and defensive end in final prep season for second consecutive year... First-team Victoria Advocate all-area tight end... Totaled 58 tackles and nine sacks as senior... Member of 2007 Texas Football Texas Top 300... As junior, registered 60 tackles en route to second-team Class 3A All-State honors from both The Associated Press and Texas Sports Writers Association... Earned unanimous first-team All-District 29-3A honors as both defensive end and offensive lineman as junior... Also standout discus thrower... Placed third in discus at 2008 Class 3A state meet with mark of 165-4 to help Gobblers earn third team title in four seasons... Coached by Mark Reeve at District 29-3A school.
Personal: Son of Resia Leggett and Rykan Jones, Kaeron DeShaud Johnson was born March 10, 1990, in Cuero, Texas... Expected to graduate in May 2013 with degree in general studies.