KeyShawn Johnson: 3 things to know about the Louisiana-Monroe football linebacker
After redshirting the 2018 season, Johnson had a solid season in 2019 as a redshirt freshman. He played in all 12 games and recorded 12 tackles. He also forced a fumble in the ULM game vs. Appalachian State.
Here is some basic info on Johnson:
- Height: 6 feet, 0 inches
- Weight: 223 pounds
- Age: 20 years old (Birthdate: Dec. 30, 1999)
- Hometown: Duncanville, Texas
- High school: Duncanville (Texas) High School
Here are three more things to know about KeyShawn Johnson.
Is ULM's KeyShawn Johnson the son of NFL receiver Keyshawn Johnson?
If you're wondering is ULM linebacker KeyShawn Johnson the son of ESPN personality and former NFL wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson, here's your answer.
The Louisiana-Monroe linebacker KeyShawn Johnson is a fan of the former University of Southern California star receiver.
In response to a Bleacher Report tweet asking about the USC receiver, ULM's KeyShawn tweeted, "Got to go with my boy Keyshawn Johnson."
KeyShawn Johnson's dad was a U.S. Marine
KeyShawn Johnson's dad is Kenyatta Johnson. He served in the U.S. Marines and earned the rank of corporal.
On Veteran's Day in 2018, KeyShawn posted a tweet wishing his dad Happy Veterans Day.
KeyShawn also posted a happy birthday tweet to his dad, where he called his dad "my role model."
"Happy birthday to my role model who always lead me on the right path and always spending countless hour to make sure I was successful and the hardest working man I know and I'm blessed to have you as a DAD I love you," KeyShawn said.
It also seems Kenyatta Johnson is a Los Angeles Dodgers fan.
KeyShawn Johnson among 14 in his class from Duncanville High School to sign to play college football
The Class of 2018 from Duncanville High School in Duncanville, Texas, had 14 players sign to play college football, according to a tweet from the high school.
With all that talent, Duncanville went 22-4 during the 2016 and 2017 seasons while capturing bi-district titles both years and the District 7-6A title in 2017. The Duncanville head coach was Reginald Samples.
Johnson was a three-year starter at Duncanville and earned Class 6A honorable mention all-state as a senior.
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Here is a link to the KeyShawn Johnson bio on the ULM football website.
Erik Hall is the lead digital producer for sports with the USA Today Network. You can find him on Twitter @HallErik.