| Marcus Johnson
League City, Texas
|Height / Weight:|
6-1 / 189
A second-year player who served as a backup at wide receiver in 2012 ... a versatile all-state performer in high school.
Played as a reserve wideout in eight games ... participated on special teams against Wyoming ... did not see action vs. Oklahoma State, Kansas, TCU ,Kansas State and Oregon State.
Coached by Clint Hartman at Clear Springs ... an all-state player at multiple positions ... ranked as the 79th-best wide receiver by ESPNU ... a member of the Houston Chronicle's The Houston 100 (top prospects in greater Houston area) and the Austin American-Statesman's Fab 55 (state's top prospects) ... tallied 110 catches for 2,051 yards and 21 TDs while rushing for 379 yards and one TD, helping Clear Springs post a 27-10 record in his final three seasons ... an All-Greater Houston first-team selection (Houston Chronicle) as a senior ... named second-team All-State by the Texas Sports Writers Association at kick returner ... named honorable mention All-State by the Associated Press ... named first-team all-district 24-5A at wide receiver and kick returner ... helped lead Clear Springs to a 8-4 record and an appearance in the second round of the state playoffs ... tallied 68 catches for 1,298 yards and 13 TDs while rushing for 352 yards and one TD ... also returned 10 kickoffs for 375 yards and two TDs ... totaled seven receptions for 207 yards and a TD, along with a 90-yard kickoff return TD against Cinco Ranch as a senior ... named second-team all-district 24-5A as a junior ... helped lead Clear Springs to a 8-3 record and an appearance in the first round of the state playoffs ... tallied 42 catches for 753 yards and nine TDs ... helped lead Clear Springs to a 11-3 record and an appearance in the fourth round of the state playoffs as a sophomore ... recorded 27 rushing yards and one catch for 15 yards ...also lettered in track and field.
Began playing football at age 7 ... father, Morlon, played basketball at Prairie View A&M ... interested in pursing a career in physical therapy or sports medicine ... enjoys listening to music and playing video games.
THE M. JOHNSON FILE
My dream as a college football player: To be an All-American
During pregame, I like to: Listen to music and visualize myself in the game.
If I were to play another sport it would be: Track, I love track meets.
Favorite vehicle: Bugatti
Favorite show: George Lopez
I can't believe I watch: Infested
Favorite movie: Clash of the Titans
Favorite sports movie: Friday Night Lights
Favorite actor: Denzel Washington
Favorite musical artist: Lil' Wayne, Drake
Favorite song: Ambition, Wale
Sports hero: Larry Fitzgerald
Favorite superhero: The Hulk
Favorite video game: Madden, NCAA, Call of Duty
Favorite cartoon character: Vegeta
I came to Texas because: Texas has been my favorite school since I was a kid. It's a dream come true.