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Evan Johnson
Evan  Johnson
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Loranger, LA

High School:
Loranger HS

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 185

Position:
RB


02/20/2018

Spring Forward

Mean Green Open Spring Practice Wednesday

12/16/2017

North Texas Falls In New Orleans Bowl

Mean Green Can't Overcome Early Deficit in 50-30 Loss

12/02/2017

North Texas Falls In Title Game, 41-17

FAU Again Overwhelms Mean Green In First Half

11/25/2017

Nic Smith, Defense Lead North Texas To 30-14 Win

Freshman Running Back Goes For 178 Yards In Regular-Season Finale

10/28/2017

Defensive Stops Fuel Mean Green's 45-38 Win

North Texas Stops ODU On Three-Straight Fourth Downs In Fourth Quarter

12/16/2017

North Texas vs. Troy (USATSI)

Photos from North Texas football vs. Troy - Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017

2017:
• Appeared in all 14 games and finished with 43 carries for 239 yards and three touchdowns (5.6 yards per carry) and also served as one of the primary kick returners, averaging 20.5 yards per return
• Carried six times for 26 yards and caught four passes for 31 yards in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl vs. Troy
• Had four carries for 13 yards and a touchdown in the C-USA Championship Game at Florida Atlantic on 12/2
• Carried six times for 29 yards and had one return for 20 yards at Rice in the win on 11/25
• Had six kick returns for an average 21.7 yards, including a season-long of 63 in the win on 11/18 over Army West Point
• Returned two kickoffs for an average of 23.0 per return in the win vs. UTEP on 11/11
• Had five carries for 37 yards and a touchdown and also scored on a blocked punt return (40 yards) in the win vs. Old Dominion on 10/28
• Carried five times for 15 yards and the first rushing touchdown of his career at Florida Atlantic on 10/21
• Carried twice for six yards and returned one kickoff for 12 yards in the win at Southern Miss on 9/30
• Had two carries for 15 yards and two kick returns for 75 yards, including a 48-yard return to help set up the game-winning field goal on 9/23 vs. UAB
• Made his Mean Green debut on 9/2 vs. Lamar by carrying 13 times for 98 yards and featured on special teams

High School:

• Rated a two-star prospect by 247Sports, Scout and Rivals
• Rushed 236 times for 1,597 yards and 17 TDs as a senior
• Named to the Louisiana Sports Writers Association All-State Class 4A Football Team as a defensive back
• Recorded 46 tackles and 10 pass break-ups as defensive back, and rushed for over 1,000 yards as a running back as a junior
• Also handled kick returns
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