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Micah Johnson
LB #50
Height:
6-2
Weight:
265
College:
Kentucky
Hometown:
Woodbridge, VA
Experience:
1

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Bio

First-year NFL player finished 2011 on Bengals practice squad ... Played in one game with Miami in 2010, after entering NFL as college free agent with N.Y. Giants.

First-year NFL player finished 2011 on Bengals practice squad ... Played in one game with Miami in 2010, after entering NFL as college free agent with N.Y. Giants.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed 5-7-10 with N.Y. Giants as a college free agent ... Waived by Giants on 6-21-10 ... Signed with Miami on 8-3-10 ... Waived by Miami on 9-15-10 ... Signed 9-18-10 to Miami practice squad ... Released from Miami practice squad on 12-1-10 ... Signed to Kansas City practice squad on 12-8-10 ... Signed to Kansas City offseason roster on 1-12-11 ... Waived by Kansas City on 9-4-11 ... Signed to Cincinnati practice squad on 12-13-11 ... Signed to Bengals offseason roster on 1-9-12.

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2011 - Opened preseason with Kansas City ... Played in all four preseason games, with six tackles (two for-loss) and two special teams tackles ... Signed late in season to Bengals practice squad, where he finished the regular season and postseason.

2010 - Originally signed as CFA with Giants, then signed to Miami’s roster, before spending time on Dolphins and Chiefs practice squads ... Played in one game with Miami, Sept. 13 vs. Buffalo, logging one special teams tackle.

COLLEGE: Played in 49 games in four years at University of Kentucky ... Totaled 285 tackles, 23.5 tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, two INTs and two forced fumbles ... Also scored a rushing TD ... Played in all 13 games as a senior, logging 105 tackles and a sack ... Second-leading tackler in SEC as a junior (93), earning first-team all-conference honors ... Majored in Family Sciences.

PERSONAL:Hometown is Alexandria, Va. ... Finished prep career at Fort Campbell (Ky.) High School, where he was named Mr. Football in Kentucky as a senior ... Previously attended West Potomac High School in Alexandria, Va. ... Also participated in basketball, track and power lifting in high school ... Hobbies include writing music, church activities, movies and traveling ... Does volunteer work to help at-risk youth.

NOTE ABOUT NFL EXPERIENCE: Johnson did not earn an accrued year of experience toward NFL free agency in 2010 or ’11 because he was not on a 53-player roster, a Reserve/Injured list or a Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list for the required minimum of six games in either year.

Recent Articles

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    Posted Jul 2, 2015

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    Posted Jun 30, 2015

    The re-signing of Michael Johnson gives the Bengals virtually the same cast of characters they had in the Who Dey heyday of a few years ago.

  • No surprise: P.B. still strong

    Posted Jun 29, 2015

    It's been 40 years since Paul Brown last coached a game. But his one and only strength coach, Kim Wood, shows how his old boss has never gone out of style.

  • Timeout, courtesy of MJ

    Posted Jun 26, 2015

    Now a timeout from all the hate and the madness. Time for a few snaps of charity and a couple of downs of hope from Bengals right end Michael Johnson as he continues his rush to make a difference. So step right into the Michael D. Johnson Technology Center in his hometown of Selma, Ala.

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