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Antonio Johnson biography

Date of birth : 1984-12-08
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Greenville, Mississippi
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-12-22
Credited as : Football player NFL, defensive tackle for the Colts, Super Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Antonio Rio Johnson is an American football defensive tackle for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League.

Signed as FA by Colts off Tennessee practice squad on November 4, 2008…originally was D5-07 choice (156th overall) by Tennessee…was waived by Tennessee on August 30, 2008…signed to practice squad by Tennessee on August 31, 2008.

CAREER

2010: Appeared in 11 games as reserve DT…was inactive vs. Houston 11/1 and at Philadelphia 11/7…had one tackle at Houston 9/12, vs. NY Giants 9/19, at Denver 9/26 and at Tennessee 12/9…had two tackles at Jacksonville 10/3 and vs. Dallas 12/5…had three tackles and one QB pressure at Washington 10/17…had two tackles and one FR vs. Cincinnati 11/14…had four tackles at New England 11/21…had two tackles, one QB pressure and 0.5 sack vs. San Diego 11/28.

2009: Started 15 games, 11 at RDT and four at LDT…was inactive at Buffalo 1/3…had career-high 57 tackles, 37 solo, one sack and two QB pressures…had season-high nine tackles, five solo, vs. Jacksonville 9/13…had seven tackles and first career sack vs. San Francisco 11/1…had seven tackles at Baltimore 11/22 and eight tackles and two QB pressures vs. Tennessee 12/6. POST-SEASON: Started at RDT vs. Baltimore 1/16 in Divisional Playoffs, vs. NYJ 1/24 in AFC Championship Game and vs. New Orleans 2/7 in Super Bowl XLIV…had three tackles…had one tackle vs. Baltimore and two stops vs. New Orleans.

2008: Started final four of eight games after joining club as FA 11/4…started at RDT vs. Cincinnati 12/7 and vs. Tennessee 12/28 and at LDT vs. Detroit 12/14 and at Jacksonville 12/18…had 31 tackles, 21 solo…recorded eight tackles at Pittsburgh 11/9 and seven solo tackles at Cleveland 11/30…had multiple tackles in seven outings. POST-SEASON: Started at LDT in Wild Card Playoffs at San Diego 1/3 and had four tackles.

COLLEGE

Two-year letterman who started five of 23 games at Mississippi State…had 36 tackles, 2.5 sacks, seven tackles for losses and two FR…started 5 of 12 games as senior…recorded 21 tackles, four for losses, two FR and one blocked kick…appeared in 11 games as junior…had 15 tackles, three for losses, and 2.5 sacks…majored in teaching and coaching. JUNIOR COLLEGE: Was honorable mention All-America choice at Mississippi Delta Community College…had 20 tackles, five QB pressures and three FF as sophomore…did not play as freshman.

PERSONAL

Full name is Antonio Rico Johnson…born in Greenville, Miss….attended Leland High…only played football two years in high school…also played basketball and baseball…resides with his wife, Ebony S. Johnson, and daughter, Mahogany, in Leland, Miss.


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