Tejay Johnson Scouting Report
|School:||TCU Horned Frogs|
|Height & Weight:||6'1 - 212 lbs.|
2011 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:
Tejay Johnson, FS, TCU
Johnson took the next step in 2009 when he totaled 59 tackles, including an impressive 14 stops against BYU, and three interceptions. For his efforts Johnson was named to the All-Mountain West Conference Second-Team. Johnson continued to play very well during his senior season and had a career high 66 tackles. Johnson also picked off three passes and forced three fumbles.
Johnson is not your typical safety. He is certainly a big hitter, but he did not rack up tackles like many safeties do in college. Part of that is because Johnson is a great coverage safety and part of it is because the TCU defense is too good to allow the opposition to get into the secondary before they get tackled. Johnson is a superb leader on the field and has great instincts, but he will need to have some good pre-draft workouts to move out of the sixth to seventh round range.
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