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Former junior college transfer in second season at Baylor... Senior listed
No. 1 at defensive tackle following spring camp... Local product from
Waco High School.
2011 (Junior): Played in 11 of 13 games, making two starts at defensive
tackle... Totaled eight tackles (five solo), including 1.5 tackles for loss and
0.5 sack... Saw first FBS collegiate action in second game vs. Stephen F.
Austin, did not record any stats... Had two tackles in third game vs. Rice
and ninth game at Kansas... Started sixth game at Texas A&M (no
stats)... Tallied one tackle in game eight win vs. Missouri... Started in
upset win over No. 5 Oklahoma in 10th game, had two tackles... Made
one stop in Valero Alamo Bowl win over Washington.
2008-2010 (Navarro College): Played two seasons at Navarro College in
Corsicana, Texas, under head coach Nick Bobeck... Played in 2010 and
2009 seasons after redshirting in 2008... Rated nation's No. 3 interior
offensive lineman by JCGridiron.com... Led 2010 Navarro squad to 11-1
record and NJCAA national championship... Earned 2010 first-team All-
SWJCFC honors as offensive lineman.
High School: Prepped at nearby Waco High School under head coach
Johnny Tusa... Helped Waco to 9-2 mark and DII bi-district finals as
senior in 2007... Credited with 76 pancakes as junior on WHS 13-3 DII
state runner-up squad.
Personal: Son of David and Pamela Johnson... Full name is Nickolas
Ryan Johnson... Born Oct. 6, 1989, in Waco, Texas... Younger brother of
former Baylor All-Big 12 linebacker Antonio Johnson... Majoring in