Craig Johnson
Craig  Johnson


Harvey, La.

High School:
John Ehret HS

Last College:
Arkansas Baptist

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 185





Postgame Notes

LA Tech defeated Southern, 62-15, in the 2015 season opener


Pro Day Results Released

Representatives from just under 20 pro teams in attendance


Louisiana Tech Honors 2012 Football Team at Year-End Banquet

Several student-athletes honored for on and off the field performances


Post-Game Notes

Louisiana Tech vs. Rice


Louisiana Tech Press Conference Transcript: Sept. 10

Coach Dykes previews Rice game


Louisiana Tech at Houston

Photos from Louisiana Tech's game at Houston on Sept. 8, 2012.


Spring Scrimmage No. 1

Pictures from Louisiana Tech's first spring scrimmage of 2012.


Louisiana Tech vs. Central Arkansas

Louisiana Tech vs. Central Arkansas at Joe Aillet Stadium on Sept. 10, 2011.

2012: Finished the year with 47 total tackles (26 solo, 21 assisted) with 4.5 tackles for a loss of 16 yards inlcuding 1.5 sacks for a loss of 10 yards while forcing two fumbles ... Opened the season at Houston (9/8) where he recorded 10 total tackles (six solo, four assisted) and forced a fumble while returning two punts for negative 11 yards with one punt return for a touchdown called back on a holding call in a 56-49 win ... Registered five total tackles against Rice (9/15) with two solo stops and three assisted tackles with two assisted tackles for a loss of eight yards that included an assisted sack for a loss of six yards ... Recorded four total tackles (two solo, two assisted) at Illinois (9/22) with 2.5 tackles for a loss of seven yards which including a solo sack for a loss of four yards while also being credited with a forced fumble ... Assisted on a tackle at Virginia (9/29) ... Assisted on two tackles against UNLV (10/6) ... Credited with two total tackles (one solo, one assisted) against No. 22 Texas A&M (10/13) ... Registered three total tackles (two solo, one assisted) and returned one punt for 14 yards in a 70-28 win over Idaho (10/20) ... Credited with three total tackles (one solo, two assisted) at New Mexico State (10/27) ... Registered two solo tackles against UTSA (11/3) ... Recorded five total tackles at Texas State (11/10) with four solo stops and one assisted tackle ... Credited with seven total tackles (five solo, two assisted) against Utah State (11/17) ... Registered three total tackles (one solo, two assisted) in the season finale at San Jose State (11/24).

2011: Recorded 27 total tackles on the year (23 solo, four assisted) with one forced fumble, one interception returned 19 yards and four pass break-ups while returning four punts for 80 yards including an 82 yard punt return for a touchdown ... Made his collegiate debut against Central Arkansas (9/10) as he recorded four solo tackles, was credited with two pass break-ups and intercepted a pass and returned it 19 yards late in the fourth quarter in Louisiana Tech's 48-42 overtime win against Central Arkansas (9/10) ... Recorded two solo tackles at Mississippi State (9/24) ... Recorded three solo tackles, including one for a loss of four yards, and forced a fumble against Hawai'i (10/1) ... Registered two total tackles at Idaho (10/8) ... Tallied two total tackles at Utah State (10/22) ... Recorded a solo tackle at Fresno State (11/5) ... Recorded five solo tackles and credited with a pass break-up in a 27-7 win at Ole Miss (11/12) ... Recorded three tackles and one pass break-up at Nevada (11/19) ... Recorded two tackles against New Mexico State (11/26) with one recorded for a loss of two yards while also returning one punt 82 yards for a touchdown ... Made three tackles (two solo, one assisted) against No. 15 TCU (12/21) in the Poinsettia Bowl while returning three punts for a total of -2 yards.

2010 (Arkansas Baptist): Played in nine games, recording four tackles ... Returned four punts a total of eight yards ... Coached by Richard Willson.

2009 (Arkansas Baptist): Played in 10 games, recording 31 total tackles with 20 solo stops and 11 assisted tackles ... Registered one tackle for a loss of three yards ... Recorded one interception returned for 22 yards ... Coached by Richard Willson.

High School: Graduated from John Ehret High School in 2009 ... Lettered in football and basketball ... Received team MVP honors ... Coached by Billy North.

Personal: Craig Johnson ... Son of Cheyral Johnson ... Born on Nov. 10, 1989 in New Orleans ... Has three siblings, Carey, Cornell and Carl ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Memphis.



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