Derrick Johnson
DB | (6'3", 242, 4.54) | Washington

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Selected by: San Francisco 49ers
Round: 6
Pick (Overall): 31(205)
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(DB) Derrick Johnson - Washington
(DB) Derrick Johnson - Washington
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Overall: Johnson played every game as a true freshman in 2001 and started two at outside linebacker. He was a fulltime starting outside linebacker for the Longhorns from his sophomore season in 2002 through his senior season in 2004. As a junior in 2003, Johnson led the Longhorns with 129 total tackles, including 29 TFL, two sacks and four INT's. He finished his senior season in 2004 with 130 tackles, 19 TFL, two sacks and one INT. Johnson has experience playing inside and outside linebacker but is an outside linebacker prospect that will best fit on the "weakside" in the NFL. He is a tall, somewhat lean, active, aggressive, athletic and fast linebacker with tremendous NFL potential. Johnson made an unexpected but wise decision to return for his senior season in 2004 and he became an even more complete player over the course of the last year, particularly in terms ... For complete overview, strengths and weaknesses, login above or become an Insider.
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