Tillman Johnson
Tillman  Johnson

Round Rock, TX

High School:
McNeil HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 251



Spring Forward

Mean Green Open Spring Practice Wednesday


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Defensive Stops Fuel Mean Green's 45-38 Win

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


Scrimmage Notebook: Quarterbacks Start Strong, Defensive Line Shines

North Texas Held Its First Scrimmage Of Fall Camp Saturday At Apogee Stadium


Garner, Shanbour, Pearson Shine In Green-White Game

Linebacker Brandon Garner Has Nine Tackles, Breaks Up Four Passes In Spring Finale

• Finished with 14 tackles, 3.5 for loss, with two sacks and a forced fumble in 10 appearances, four of which were starts
• Member of the team's leadership council
• Recorded two stops in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl on 12/16 vs. Troy
• Made one tackle in the C-USA Championship Game at Florida Atlantic on 12/2
• Had one tackle, which was a sack, at Rice on 11/25
• Made one stop and had a quarterback hurry on 11/11 in the win vs. UTEP
• Posted three tackles and half a sack at La Tech on 11/4 in the win
• Made a season-high four tackles with a half sack and forced a fumble in the win on 10/28 vs. Old Dominion

• Had two tackles, 1.5 for loss, in the win vs. UT San Antonio on 10/14
• Made his season debut with a quarterback hurry on 9/2 vs. Lamar in a start


• Appeared in 12 regular season games for the Mean Green, making 11 tackles (nine solo), one of which was for a loss
• Recorded one stop on 11/26 at UTEP
• Posted three tackles, one of which was for loss at WKU on 11/12
• Made one tackle on 11/5 vs. La Tech
• Recorded one tackle vs. Middle Tennessee on 10/1
• Made two stops on 9/24 at Rice in a double OT win
• Recorded three stops at No. 23 Florida on 9/17 (two solo)
• Made his season debut on 9/3 vs. SMU with one tackle


• Played in 10 games, totaling seven tackles, including four solo

• Set a freshman record for most sacks in a single season with 5.0
• Broke the school record for most sacks by a freshman in a game with 3.0 sacks against Nicholls
• Despite playing in only eight games, Johnson was second on the team with five sacks in 2014
• Was third on the team with five solo tackles and led North Texas with three sacks against Nicholls
• Recorded the lone sack of the game for the Mean Green vs. UTEP

High School:

• Was a unanimous District 16-5A first-team selection his senior season after compiling 86 tackles, 37 tackles for loss, seven sacks, four forced fumbles and one fumble recovery
• Earned second-team all-district honors his junior season with 64 tackles, 22 tackles for loss, two sacks, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery
• Was a two-time academic all-district selection his junior and senior season

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