Player Bio

James-Michael Johnson
LB #52
Height:
6-1
Weight:
240
Age:
25
College:
Nevada
Hometown:
Vallejo, CA
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
11
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 64 46 18 1.0 0 1 0 0 -- 0 0 1 0
2014 KC 4 2 11 9 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 KC 16 1 17 17 0 1.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2012 CLE 10 8 36 20 16 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 TEN L 10-26 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @DEN L 17-24 4 4 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @MIA W 34-15 4 3 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 NE W 41-14 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

How acquired:

Claimed by Kansas City via waivers from Cleveland (9/1/13) ... Released by Cleveland (8/31/13) ... Signed with Cleveland (5/9/13) ... Originally entered the NFL as a fourth-round draft pick (120th overall) of the Cleveland Browns in the 2012 NFL Draft.

NFL Career Highlights:

  • Third-year linebacker joined Kansas City after being claimed off waivers from Cleveland prior to the start of the 2013 season after spending training camp with the Browns.
  • Played in 16 games (one start) and recorded nine solo tackles, 1.0 sack, one pass defensed, one fumble recovery and a pressure in his first season with the Chiefs before being placed on IR on Dec. 31.
  • Originally entered the NFL as a fourth-round draft pick (120th overall) of the Cleveland Browns in the 2012 NFL Draft.

College:

Played in 54 games (50 starts) in four seasons at the University of Nevada ... Totaled 299 tackles, 8.5 sacks, seven forced fumbles, three interceptions and two fumble recoveries ... Started all 13 contests as a senior in 2011, posting 101 tackles, 2.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and one interception ... Posted 88 tackles, including eight tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks (-17.0 yards), three forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and two passes defensed as a junior in 2010 ... Started all 12 games at outside linebacker, recording 57 tackles, including 11.5 for loss, five passes defensed and one interception as a sophomore in 2009 ... Played in 13 games (10 starts), grabbing 49 tackles, including 12.5 tackles for loss, as a redshirt freshman in 2008 ... Added an interception and a forced fumble ... Redshirted as a freshman in 2007 ... Majored in psychology at Nevada.

Personal:

  • Prepped at Rodriguez High School in Fairfield, Calif., setting the school record for career sacks.
  • Also played basketball and baseball.
  • Native of Vallejo, Calif.

 

How acquired:

Claimed by Kansas City via waivers from Cleveland (9/1/13) ... Released by Cleveland (8/31/13) ... Signed with Cleveland (5/9/13) ... Originally entered the NFL as a fourth-round draft pick (120th overall) of the Cleveland Browns in the 2012 NFL Draft.

NFL Career Highlights:

  • Third-year linebacker joined Kansas City after being claimed off waivers from Cleveland prior to the start of the 2013 season after spending training camp with the Browns.
  • Played in 16 games (one start) and recorded nine solo tackles, 1.0 sack, one pass defensed, one fumble recovery and a pressure in his first season with the Chiefs before being placed on IR on Dec. 31.
  • Originally entered the NFL as a fourth-round draft pick (120th overall) of the Cleveland Browns in the 2012 NFL Draft.

College:

Played in 54 games (50 starts) in four seasons at the University of Nevada ... Totaled 299 tackles, 8.5 sacks, seven forced fumbles, three interceptions and two fumble recoveries ... Started all 13 contests as a senior in 2011, posting 101 tackles, 2.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and one interception ... Posted 88 tackles, including eight tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks (-17.0 yards), three forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and two passes defensed as a junior in 2010 ... Started all 12 games at outside linebacker, recording 57 tackles, including 11.5 for loss, five passes defensed and one interception as a sophomore in 2009 ... Played in 13 games (10 starts), grabbing 49 tackles, including 12.5 tackles for loss, as a redshirt freshman in 2008 ... Added an interception and a forced fumble ... Redshirted as a freshman in 2007 ... Majored in psychology at Nevada.

Personal:

  • Prepped at Rodriguez High School in Fairfield, Calif., setting the school record for career sacks.
  • Also played basketball and baseball.
  • Native of Vallejo, Calif.

 

 

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