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Avery Johnson
Player Profile:
Avery Johnson 2224656
Position: TE
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 239
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Bandmill, Ark.
High School: Highland
Experience: 1 Letter

2016:  Played in 10 games in a reserve role at tight end and on special teams . . . Recorded five tackles, including a season-high three against UCF in the Cure Bowl . . . Also posted his lone forced fumble in the bowl game . . . All five tackles came over A-State's last three games of the season . . . A-State Athletics Director's Honor Roll member.

2015:  Redshirted and participated on the scout team . . . A-State Athletics Director's Honor Roll member and Sun Belt Conference Commissioner's List.

HIGH SCHOOL:  3-star recruit by 247Sports rated as the No. 31 player in the state of Arkansas and the No. 134 safety in the nation . . . 3-star recruit by ESPN, which lists Johnson as the No. 20 player in he state and No. 203 wide receiver in the nation . . . Four year varsity letterman who earned all-conference honors three times and all-state recognition twice . . . Holds three school records . . . Played at Highland High School and helped lead the team to a 7-4 record and appearance in the 4A state playoffs . . . Also helped teams to the 4A state playoffs as a junior and 3A state playoffs as a sophomore . . . Played a multitude of positions on offense including quarterback, running back, and wide receiver, while also playing safety on defense . . . All-state track and field choice three times who was state champion in high jump and long jump . . . Named an all-state basketball player once and all-conference three times in the sport . . . Also recruited by teams such as Southern Miss.

PERSONAL:  Born Nov. 19, 1996 . . . Son of Blane and Suzette Johnson . . . Exercise Science major.

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