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Jimmy Johns
Jimmy Johns

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brookhaven, Miss.

High School:
Brookhaven

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 233

Position:
Running Back

Birthdate:
06/19/1987

Experience:
3L



A physical running back who has played at tailback and fullback in his career before moving to defense during practice for the 2007 PetroSun Independence Bowl game ... was a quarterback in high school ... saw time primarily on special teams in his junior season ... named 2007 Alabama Special Teams Co-Player of the Year by the Tide coaching staff.

2007 (JUNIOR): Played in all 13 games, mostly on special teams ... earned his first start of the season at running back against Louisiana Monroe ... had 17 carries for 69 yards to go with three catches for 41 yards on the season ... also had seven tackles on special teams to his credit ... carried four times for 34 yards, with a long of 22, against Louisiana Monroe ... had 31 yards on eight carries and a touchdown against Western Carolina in the season opener ... also had two catches for 28 yards, including a career-long 20-yarder, against WCU ... carried three times for three yards and caught a pass for 13 yards at Vanderbilt ... had two carries for a yard against Arkansas ... made tackles on special teams in the Western Carolina, Arkansas, Ole Miss, Tennessee and LSU games.

2006 (SOPHOMORE): Second on the team in rushing with 293 yards on 66 carries and a touchdown ... averaged 4.4 yards per carry and 24.4 yards per game off the bench ... scored his first career touchdown on a 2-yard run against Duke ... recorded a 26-yard gain, his longest of the season, and also caught a 16-yard pass at Tennessee ... finished with three carries for 37 yards against the Vols ... led the team with 39 yards rushing on seven carries in the PetroSun Independence Bowl against Oklahoma State ... had 58 yards on eight carries, including a 17-yard run, against Hawai'i ... had five carries for 28 yards against Ole Miss ... rushed four times for 25 yards, including a long of 14, against LSU ... also had two kick returns for 26 yards on the season ... made six tackles on special teams, with a season-high two against Auburn.

2005 (FRESHMAN): Played in every game and was second on the team in rushing with 202 yards on 38 carries ... had 19 yards on three carries in the win over Texas Tech in the 2006 AT&T Cotton Bowl ... against Utah State, had 40 yards rushing, including a 25-yard run ... ran 12 times for 65 yards against Mississippi State ... also forced a fumble against MSU that was returned for a touchdown by Matt Miller.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Put up outstanding numbers while leading Brookhaven High School to the Mississippi Class 4A state title ... was the state's 2004 Mr. Football award winner ... ranked the No. 3 prospect in the state by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger ... had 2,173 passing yards, 1,394 rushing yards, averaging 6.6 yards per carry while scoring 44 touchdowns ... scored 20 touchdowns on the ground and threw for 24 more to lead Brookhaven to a 14-1 record ... did not throw an interception in five playoff games and had five games with at least three touchdown passes ... also won the 2005 Class 4A 110-meter hurdles with a 15.05 clocking and the discus with a throw of 158-10 ... was No. 94 on the Mobile Press Register's Super Southeast 120 list ... full name is Jimmy Wesley Johns ... born June 19, 1987.

Jimmy Johns: Career Statistics
               Rushing                      Receiving
Year    G-S    Att   Yards   Avg.  TD  LP   No. Yards  Avg.   TD   LP
2005    12-0   38    202     5.3   0   25   0   0      0.0    0    0
2006    12-0   66    293     4.4   1   26   1   16     16.0   0    16
2007    13-1   17    69      4.1   0   22   3   41     13.7   0    20
TOTAL   37-1   121   564     4.7   1   26   4   57     14.3   0    20

               Tackles                       Fumbles
Year    G-S    TT   UT  AT  TFL  QBH  Sacks  FF  FR   PBU   Int
2005    12-0   4    3   1   0-0  0    0-0    1   0-0  0     0-0
2006    12-0   6    4   2   0-0  0    0-0    0   0-0  0     0-0
2007    13-1   7    3   4   0-0  0    0-0    0   0-0  0     0-0
TOTAL   37-1   17   10  7   0-0  0    0-0    1   0-0  0     0-0

        Kickoff Returns
Year    No.  Yards  Avg.   TD  LP
2006    2    26     13.0   0   18
2007    1    5      5.0    0   5
TOTAL   3    31     10.3   0   18 
 
     
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