Brett Johnson

DT, · California


Week 0: DNP

HISTORY — from college profile

Johnson's Cal Career Game Highs
Tackles: 10 (vs. Stanford, 2020)
Tackles For Loss: 1.0 (five times, last vs. Stanford, 2020)
Tackle For Loss Yards: 11 (at UCLA, 2019)
Sacks: 1.0 (twice, last vs. Stanford, 2020)
Sack Yards: 11 (at UCLA, 2019)
Fumble Recoveries: 1 (vs. North Texas, 2019)
Quarterback Hurries: 1 (vs. Oregon State, 2019)
Pass Breakups: 1 (vs. Stanford, 2020)

Cal Career (2019 – Present)
Has played in 17 games with 13 starts since arriving at Cal as a true freshman in 2019 and posted career totals of 46 tackles, 6.0 tackles for loss (-26 yards), 3.0 sacks (-19 yards), one pass breakup, one pass defended and one fumble recovery... Played in all 17 games possible during his first two seasons at Cal as a 2019 true freshman and 2020 sophomore before missing the 2021 campaign due to injury... Recorded career highs of 26 tackles and 3.5 tackles for loss (-18 yards), while adding a career-high-tying 1.5 sacks (career-high -12 yards) and his lone career fumble recovery when he played in a career-high all 13 contests as a freshman... Equaled his career high with 1.5 sacks as a 2020 sophomore while adding his lone career pass breakup and pass defended... Expected to make a full recovery from the injury that forced him to miss the 2021 season and be available for the 2022 campaign

Junior (2023)
– All-Pac-12 Preseason Fourth Team (Athlon)

Sophomore (2022)
All-Pac-12 Preseason Second Team (Phil Steele) and Third Team (Athlon)... East-West Shrine Bowl 1000 list... Returned to the field for spring practices after missing the season as a 2021 junior due to an injury suffered in an automobile accident

Sophomore (2021)
Missed the season due to injury after successful surgery to repair a broken hip sustained in an automobile accident... All-Pac-12 Preseason Second Team (Pro Football Focus)... No. 54 National Draft Eligible Defensive Tackle (Phil Steele)

Sophomore (2020)
Started all four games in a season shortened by COVID-19 and was tied for third on the team and first among defensive linemen with 20 tackles, while adding 2.5 tackles for loss (-8 yards), 1.5 sacks (-7 yards), one pass breakup and one pass defended... Registered a career-high 10 tackles as well as a career-high-tying 1.0 tackles for loss and sack (-6 yards) as well as his lone career pass breakup against Stanford... Picked up four tackles and a career-high-tying 1.0 tackle for loss (-1 yard) in the season-opener at UCLA... Had three tackles vs. Oregon and at Oregon State, adding 0.5 tackles or loss (-1 yard) against the Beavers... Named third-team preseason All-Pac-12 by Athlon Sports

Freshman (2019)
Earned third-team Freshman All-American and third-team All-Pac-12 honors from Pro Football Focus... Played in all 13 games with nine starts including seven of the last eight contests... Contributed career highs of 26 tackles and 3.5 tackles for loss (career-high -18 yards), as well as a career-high-tying 1.5 sacks (career-high -12 yards), and his lone career quarterback hurry and fumble recovery... Posted five tackles at Stanford... Had three tackles including a career-high-tying 1.0 tackle for loss and a career-high-tying 1.0 sack (career-high -11 yards) at UCLA... Had two tackles on seven different occasions vs. UC Davis, at Ole Miss, vs. Arizona State, at Oregon, at Utah, vs. USC and in the Redbox Bowl against Illinois, adding a career-high-tying 1.0 tackle for loss (career-high -3 yards) in his Cal debut against the Aggies and 0.5 tackles for loss (-1 yard) at Ole Miss... Had a single tackle four times at Washington, vs. North Texas, vs. Oregon State and vs. Washington State, adding his lone career fumble recovery against the Mean Green, his lone career quarterback hurry vs. Oregon State and a career-high-tying 1.0 tackle for loss (-3 yards) against the Cougars

Desert Vista HS (Class Of 2019)
Compiled career totals of 110 tackles, 24.5 tackles for loss, 11.5 sacks (-82 yards), three quarterback hurries, one fumble recovery and three forced fumbles... Racked up the honors as a 2018 senior when he earned first-team 6A All-State, All-Big 25, All-Region and Tempe All-City recognition while leading his team to a 10-2 record while leading his squad to a 10-2 record and the second round of the Conference 6A state playoffs... Compiled 64 tackles, 16.0 tackles for loss, 10.5 sacks (-74 yards), one fumble recovery and one forced fumble as a senior... A second-team All-Region and Temple All-City choice as a 2017 junior when he contributed 32 tackles, 5.0 tackles for loss and one forced fumble... Earned Temple All-City honors for the first of three consecutive years as a 2016 sophomore when he had 14 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, 1.0 sack (-8 yards) and one forced fumble for a squad that finished 7-5 overall and reached the second round of the Conference 6A state playoffs... Wore No. 65 during his final two prep seasons after suiting up in No. 68 as a sophomore
Recruiting Notes And Ratings (As Of December 18, 2018)
Stars: 247Sports (3), 247Sports Composite (3), ESPN (3), Rivals (3)
National Overall Player Ratings: 247Sports (914), 247Sports Composite (1116)
National Defensive Tackle Ratings: 247Sports (58), ESPN (68), 247Sports Composite (69)
Regional Overall Player Ratings: ESPN (145)
Arizona Overall Player Ratings: 247Sports (13), Rivals (19), ESPN (20), 247Sports Composite (19)
Ratings/Scout Grades: 247Sports (86), 247Sports Composite (0.8498), ESPN (76), Rivals (5.5)
Born January 9, 2001... Son of James and Julie Johnson... Into pottery and has a pottery wheel at home... Major is undeclared

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Proj Rd: 6-7
Height: 6036
Weight: 295
Forty: 5.02
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