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    Gus Johnson
    Gus Johnson


    Gilmer, Texas

    High School:

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 224


    Two-time All-SLC Selection


    Johnson, Conques Garner All-SLC Honors

    SFA earns three big individual honors while placing three on the SLC First Team


    SFA Reclaims Chief Caddo, 27-24, on Senior Day

    Johnson's career day, Wiggs' 41-yard field goal lead SFA to victory


    SFA Drops 37-35 Heartbreaker To ACU

    Lumberjacks fall to 7-4 on the season and 4-3 in SLC play


    Johnson Remains in Payton Award Hunt

    Senior RB continues to rewrite the SFA record book


    SFA Upends No. 6 McNeese State, 31-16

    Lumberjacks record their second win over a top-10 opponent in 2014


    2012 Battle for Chief Caddo

    Nov. 17, 2012 - Homer Bryce Stadium SFA 34, Northwestern State 17


    #19 SFA @ SMU

    Ford Stadium - Dallas, Texas Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012

    Currently sits sixth all-time in program history with 2,224 career rushing yards.

    2013 (Junior): Second team All-Southland Conference selection ... Rushed for 1,061 yards on the season, the fifth-best single-season rushing total in program history ... Scored 11 rushing touchdowns on the season, averaging 6.0 yards per attempt ... Reeled off an 81-yard touchdown run at Lamar, which is the second-longest rushing play in SFA history ... Notched seven 100+ rushing games on the year, highlighted by his 179-yard performance (18 carries) against Prairie View A&M ... Rushed for 165 yards on 20 carries and a touchdown at Lamar ... Tallied 157 yards on 26 attempts with three touchdowns in the upset victory over second-ranked Montana State, earning Southland Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors ... Carried the ball 26 times for 136 yards and a touchdown against Sam Houston State ... Rushed for 110 yards on 24 carries and a touchdown in the season opener at Weber State ... Tallied 21 carries for 106 yards and a touchdown at Southeastern Louisiana ... Found the endzone twice against McMurry, racking up 102 yards on 16 attempts ... Also caught 21 passes for 108 yards on the season, giving him 1,180 all-purpose yards.

    2012 (Sophomore): First-team All-Southland Conference selection ... Became the first Lumberjack running back to earn first-team all-conference honors since 2006 ... Played in 10 games earning eight starts on the season ... Finished second in the conference with 954 yards rushing ... Led the league averaging better than six yards per carry ... Was also second in the league with 14 rushing touchdowns ... Also hauled in 14 passes for 86 yards and a score ... Recorded five games of rushing for at least 100 yards, and two of more than 200 yards ... Was named Southland Conference Offense Player of the Week and College Sporting News Weekly All-Star after rushing for 215 yards on 32 carries and four touchdowns against Central Arkansas ... Closed out the season by setting a career high with 33 rushes for 226 yards and score ... The 226-yard outing was the third-best single-game performance in school history ... Ran for 107 yards on 10 carries, and had two touchdowns in the season opener against Southwestern Oklahoma ... Had a 15-carry, 104-yard rushing night with two touchdowns at Texas State ... Also caught a 10-yard pass for a score against the Bobcats ... Rushed for four touchdowns at Southeastern Louisiana ... Finished the game with 20 carries for 124 yards against the Lions.

    2011 (Freshman): Appeared in 10 games this season ... Had 45 carries for 194 yards and three touchdowns ... Also caught five passes for 60 yards ... Finished the season with 294 all-purpose yards ... Had five carries for 37 yards and a score, including a long 30 yards in the season opener against McMurry ... Had six carries for 41 yards and a score versus Southeastern Louisiana ... Tied a career-high with nine carries for 34 yards in a score at Northwestern State ... Caught one pass for a season-high 19 yards against McNeese State.

    High School: A three-star recruit according to ... Ranked as the 42nd overall running back according to ... Named MVP of the Nike Combine at TCU ... A first-team all-district selection ... Carried the ball 166 times for 1,312 (7.9 ypc) yards and nine touchdowns during his senior season ... Recorded 1,764 yards rushing and 18 touchdowns in his final two seasons ... Hauled in 49 passes for 562 (11.5 ypc) yards and five scores as a senior ... Helped Gilmer to a 9-4 record during his senior season.

    Johnson's Career Statistics