86  Curtis Johnson
Curtis Johnson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Miami, FL

High School:
Coral Gables HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
06/22/1990

Experience:
3L


11/26/2011

Memphis 7, Southern Miss 44 -AP Photos

Andy Summerlin completed 21 of his 45 attempts for 174 yards.

11/17/2011

Memphis vs. Marshall

Memphis vs. Marshall at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on Nov. 17, 2011.

11/12/2011

Memphis Football vs UAB

Photos from the Memphis-UAB football game on Nov. 12, 2011.

2010:


Played in all 12 games at wide receiver, making five starts in 2010...Also saw action on special teams, making six punt returns on the year...Logged two catches for 32 yards in the season opener against Mississippi State...The 32 yards was a personal best at the time...Upped that total with 50 yards on four receptions against East Carolina...Hauled in two passes for 20 yards against Middle Tennessee before posting a career-best six receptions against UTEP...Caught one pass in the next five games before snapping his receiving streak at nine games when he was held without a catch against Marshall...His one reception against Southern Miss was a 45-yard gain, which is a career-high mark...Closed out the season with three receptions for 15 yards against UCF...Ended the year with 230 yards on 22 receptions, ranking fourth on the squad for both marks...His six catches versus UTEP tied a season high for Tiger receivers...Received one of the Iron Tiger Awards at the 2011 Blue-Gray Game.

2009:


Played in all 12 games at wide receiver and on special teams...Finished second on the team in kick returns (15) and kick return yards (308) and third in kick return average (20.5)...Third on the team in punt returns (3)...Posted six kick returns of 20 yards or more with a long return of 34 yards...Averaged 32.2 all-purpose yards per game...Also had eight receptions for 72 yards with a long catch of 28 yards...Made his collegiate debut in the season opener against Ole Miss...Returned a kickoff for 31 yards against Middle Tennessee...Returned one kickoff for 18 yards against UT Martin and had his first career punt return...Logged 51 yards on two kick returns against Marshall and had two punt returns for six yards...Had a career-best 96 kickoff return yards on four returns against UCF, including a career-best 34-yard return...Logged his first two career receptions against UTEP for a combined seven yards and had one kick return of 24 yards...Returned two kickoffs against Southern Miss for 19 yards and had a career-high three receptions for 22 yards...Registered one kick return of 16 yards against East Carolina...Caught a career-long 28-yard reception against Tennessee and also had one kickoff return for 22 yards...Recorded two receptions against UAB for 15 yards with a long catch of 12 yards...Had two kickoff returns for a total of 31 yards against Tulsa with a long return of 19 yards...Was presented one of the Chris Faros Most Improved Player Awards and a Spring Iron Tiger Award at the 2010 Blue-Gray Game.

2008:


Redshirted as a true freshman in 2008...Is a speedy wideout who is expected to bolster the Tiger receiving corps in 2009...Was selected by the coaching staff as one of the Offensive Scout Team Players of the Year at the 2008 team banquet...Received the Ralph Hatley Scholar-Athlete Award at the 2009 Blue-Gray Game.

Prep:


Lettered for coach Joe Montoya at Coral Gables High...Played several positions including quarterback, receiver, defensive back and was a return specialist...Earned All-Dade second-team honors his junior and senior seasons...Registered 21 catches for 528 yards and six TDs in 2007...Recorded a season-long run of 70 yards...Also played on special teams as a kickoff and punt returner...Averaged 19.3 yards per punt return as a senior and returned two for touchdowns...Averaged 31 yards per kick return with three TDs...Served as team captain as a junior and co-captain as a senior...Was the team's Offensive MVP in `06...Helped his team to a 9-2 record as a senior and caught a touchdown pass in the state playoffs...Tallied 100 all-purpose yards and a TD in the first round of the state playoffs against No. 1-ranked Miami Northwestern Senior High...Selected to play in the North vs. South All-Star game.

Personal:


Curtis Johnson III is the son of Curtis Johnson and Thelma Free...Born June 22, 1990...His nickname is Trey...His father is the wide receivers coach for the New Orleans Saints.

Johnson's Career Receiving Statistics
YR G/S NO YDS AVG TDS LG
2009 12/0 8 72 9.0 0 28
2010 12/5 22 230 10.5 0 45
Total 24/5 30 302 10.1 0 45

Johnson's Kick Return Statistics
YR G NO YDS TD LG AVG
2009 12 15 308 0 34 20.5
2010 12 0 0 0.0 0 0
Total 24 15 308 0 34 20.5

Johnson's Punt Return Statistics
YR G NO YDS TD LG AVG
2009 12 3 6 0 6 2.0
2010 12 6 6 0 8 1.0
Total 24 9 12 0 8 1.3

Johnson's Career Highs
Receptions 6 (at UTEP, 2010)
Receiving Yards 50 (at East Carolina, 2010)
Long Reception 45 (vs. Southern Miss, 2010)
Punt Returns 2 (2x, last at East Carolina, 2010)
Punt Return Yards 9 (at East Carolina, 2010)
Long Punt Return 8 (at East Carolina, 2010)
Kick Returns 4 (at UCF, 2009)
Kick Return Yards 96 (at UCF, 2009)
Long Kick Return 34 (at UCF, 2009)
All Purpose Yards 59 (at East Carolina, 2010)

Johnson's Game-By-Game Receiving
Kick Return Opponent NO YDS TD LG AVG
9/6/09 Ole Miss 0 0 0 0 0.0
9/12/09 MTSU 1 31 0 31 31.0
9/19/09 UT Martin 1 18 0 18 18.0
9/26/09 Marshall 2 51 0 33 25.5
10/3/09 UCF 4 96 0 34 24.0
10/10/09 UTEP 1 24 0 24 24.0
10/17/09 Southern Miss 2 19 0 19 9.5
10/27/09 East Carolina 1 16 0 16 16.0
11/7/09 Tennessee 1 22 0 22 22.0
11/14/09 UAB 0 0 0 0 0.0
11/21/09 Houston 0 0 0 0 0.0
11/27/09 Tulsa 2 31 0 19 15.5

9/4/10* Miss. State 2 32 16.0 0 20
9/11/10* East Carolina 4 50 12.5 0 17
9/18/10 MTSU 2 20 10.0 0 15
9/25/10 UTEP 6 30 5.0 0 13
10/2/10* Tulsa 1 5 5.0 0 5
10/9/10* Louisville 1 10 10.0 0 10
10/16/10* Southern Miss 1 45 45.0 0 45
10/30/10 Houston 1 18 18.0 0 18
11/6/10 Tennessee 1 5 5.0 0 5
11/13/10 Marshall 0 0 0.0 0 0
11/20/10 UAB 0 0 0.0 0 0
11/27/10 UCF 3 15 5.0 0 6
Johnson's Game-By-Game Kick Return
Date Opponent NO YDS TD LG AVG
9/12/09 MTSU 1 31 0 31 31.0
9/19/09 UT Martin 1 18 0 18 18.0
9/26/09 Marshall 2 51 0 33 25.5
10/3/09 UCF 4 96 0 34 24.0
10/10/09 UTEP 1 24 0 24 24.0
10/17/09 Southern Miss 2 19 0 19 9.5
10/27/09 East Carolina 1 16 0 16 16.0
11/7/09 Tennessee 1 22 0 22 22.0
11/27/09 Tulsa 2 31 0 19 15.5
Johnson's Game-By-Game Punt Return
Date Opponent NO YDS TD LG AVG
9/19/09 UT Martin 1 0 0 0 0.0
9/26/09 Marshall 2 6 0 6 6.0

9/4/10 Miss. State 1 1 0 1 1.0
9/11/10 East Carolina 2 9 0 8 4.5
9/25/10 UTEP 1 6 0 6 6.0
10/2/10 Tulsa 1 -8 0 0 -8.0
10/9/10 Louisville 1 -2 0 0 -2.0
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