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Will Johnson
FB #46
Height:
6-2
Weight:
238
Age:
25
College:
West Virginia
Hometown:
Dayton, OH
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2013):

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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 2 7 3.5 5 0 23 178 7.7 26 2 0 0
2013 PIT 15 5 -- -- -- -- -- 8 41 5.1 9 1 -- --
2012 PIT 16 7 2 7 3.5 5 0 15 137 9.1 26 1 -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultRushingReceivingFumbles
AttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 TEN L 9-16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @CIN L 10-20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 CHI L 23-40 -- -- -- -- -- 1 5 5 5 0 -- --
4 @MIN L 27-34 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @NYJ W 19-6 -- -- -- -- -- 2 2 1 2 0 -- --
7 BAL W 19-16 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 -- -- 0 -- --
8 @OAK L 18-21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 @NE L 31-55 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 BUF W 23-10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 DET W 37-27 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1 1 1 1 -- --
12 @CLE W 27-11 -- -- -- -- -- 1 9 9 9 0 -- --
13 @BAL L 20-22 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 -- -- 0 -- --
14 MIA L 28-34 -- -- -- -- -- 1 9 9 9 0 -- --
15 CIN W 30-20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 @GB W 38-31 -- -- -- -- -- 1 6 6 6 0 -- --
17 CLE W 20-7 -- -- -- -- -- 1 9 9 9 0 -- --

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Biography

PRO (29-12/0-0): Will Johnson was signed to the Steelers’ offseason roster on March 21, 2012.

PRO (29-11/0-0): Will Johnson was signed to the Steelers’ offseason roster on March 21, 2012.

2013 (15-5): Saw action in 15 games, making five starts…dressed but did not play 9/8 vs. Tennessee…recorded eight receptions for 41 yards with one receiving touchdown…totaled the first seven special teams tackles of his career.   

  • 9/16 at Cincinnati: Registered his first career special teams tackle.
  • 9/22 vs. Chicago: Made his first start of the season at FB.
  • 10/13 at N.Y. Jets: Caught a season-high two passes, which tied his career high…added one tackle on special teams.
  • 10/20 vs. Baltimore: Helped block for Steelers’ rushers to gain a season-high 141 yards on the ground…added one tackle on special teams.
  • 11/10 vs. Buffalo: Recorded one special teams tackle.
  • 11/17 vs. Detroit: Registered a one-yard touchdown reception to give the Steelers a 30-27 lead late in the fourth quarter…marked his second career receiving touchdown.
  • 11/24 at Cleveland: Recorded a season-long nine-yard reception…added one special teams tackle.
  • 12/8 vs. Miami: Tied his season long with a nine-yard reception…recorded one special teams tackle.
  • 12/22 at Green Bay: Converted a fourth-and-one with a six-yard reception…added one special teams tackle.
  • 12/29 vs. Cleveland: Tied his season-long with a nine-yard reception.    

in all 16 games, starting seven at FB in his first NFL season…finished with 15 receptions for 137 yards and a touchdown…also rushed twice for seven yards…9/9 at Denver: Started at FB in his first career contest…hauled in his first career reception (12 yards)…9/16 vs. N.Y. Jets: Registered a career-long 26-yard reception on the Steelers’ first drive of the game, which resulted in a field goal…9/23 at Oakland: Saw action at FB…hauled in a four-yard reception in the second quarter…10/7 vs. Philadelphia: Saw action at FB and on special teams…helped block for RB Rashard Mendenhall to rush for a season-high 68 yards…10/11 at Tennessee: Saw action at FB and on special teams…10/21 at Cincinnati: Recorded his first career rush for five yards…helped block for Steelers’ rushers to gain a season-high 167 yards on the ground…10/28 vs. Washington: Registered his first career touchdown, catching a one-yard pass from QB Ben Roethlisberger in the third quarter…11/4 at N.Y. Giants: Helped pave the way for RB Isaac Redman to record his first career 100-yard rushing game (147 yards) in the regular season…11/12 vs. Kansas City: Hauled in a seven-yard reception on the Steelers final drive of regulation…11/18 vs. Baltimore: Started at FB for the fifth time in his career…helped block for a Steelers’ rushing attack that gained 134 yards on the ground…12/2 at Baltimore: Tied a career high with two receptions…12/9 vs. San Diego: Saw action at FB and on special teams…12/16 at Dallas: Tied a career high with two receptions and recorded a career-high 34 receiving yards…12/23 vs. Cincinnati: Started at FB for the first time since 11/18 vs. Baltimore…12/30 vs. Cleveland: Tied his career high with two receptions.

2011 (0-0/0-0): Was not on an NFL roster.

COLLEGE: Will Johnson saw action in 45 games…had 25 receptions for 249 yards and four touchdowns…majored in multidisciplinary studies. 2010: Saw action in all 13 games…tied a career-high with nine receptions…set career-highs in receiving yards (107) and receiving touchdowns (2). 2009: Saw action in all 13 games…had six receptions for 78 yards and one touchdown…had a career-high 42 yards receiving against Syracuse on November 10. 2008: Saw action in nine games…had nine receptions for 64 yards and one touchdown. 2007: Saw action in 10 games as a true freshman…had one reception.

PERSONAL: Will Johnson played running back and defensive back at Centerville High School (Dayton, Ohio)…earned all-district and All-Greater Western Ohio Conference linebacker honors, an honorable-mention all-state selection, named team MVP and won the Sonny Unger Award in 2006...as a senior, he helped lead Centerville to an 8-2 overall record and the GWOC Conference Championship…Big 33 game participant...as a junior, he helped lead Centerville to a 10-2 record, a second-place finish in the Greater Western Ohio – East League and advance to the first round of the state playoffs…a regional track qualifier at 100 meters, and district and regional champ on the 4x400 meter relay...also a basketball letterman…son of Mike and Wilma Gilmore…Full name: Will Johnson.

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