NMSU Football BIO
29 Victor Johnson

2010 (Sophomore): Johnson played in 10 games for the Aggies in 2010 on special teams and as a running back. On the season, Johnson recorded nine yards rushing and 41 kick return yards. Against No. 3 Boise State (Oct. 1), Johnson recorded eight yards rushing on two carries, as well as a season-high 19 yards on two kick returns, for 27 all-purpose yards. He also recorded kick returns against No. 18 Nevada (Nov. 20) and Hawai’i (Nov. 27).

2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Johnson played in seven games for the Aggies in 2009 on special teams. Johnson tallied three tackles on the season. He recorded a tackle at New Mexico (9/26), Nevada (11/17) and Boise State (12/5).

2008 (Freshman): Johnson redshirted during his first season with the Aggies.

High School: Johnson was a two-time all-conference selection as a kickoff return specialist, running back and defensive back for Mission Bay High School in San Diego. As a senior, he tallied 1,500 all-purpose yards, 720 of those yards rushing, scoring nine touchdowns on the season. Johnson also recorded 85 tackles and four interceptions, returning one for a touchdown. In Johnson‘s junior season, he had 1,200 all-purpose yards, scoring 10 touchdowns, with four of those touchdowns on kickoff returns. Johnson also recorded 75 tackles and six interceptions. As a sophomore, he tallied 25 tackles and an interception. Johnson was an honor roll student and a member of the all-academic team all four years of high school.

Personal: Johnson is the son of Sherrell Tyler. He plans on majoring in marketing.

Position: Defensive Back
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 200
Year: Freshman
City/State: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Mission Bay HS
Experience: High School

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