17 - Erik Johnson
Erik Johnson
Height: 5-10
Weight: 185
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Grand Haven, Mich.
High School: Grand Haven
Position: DB
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2011: Played in all nine games in the defensive backfield … started the last eight games of the season … led all defensive backs with 43 tackles … fourth on the team overall in tackles … led the squad with a pair of blocked kicks … at least two tackles in every game … five solo stops and an interception at Mass. Maritime (9/17) … season best eight  tackles the next week against Curry (9/24) … matched that with eight more stops at Plymouth State (10/8) … five tackles and a pass broken up vs. Western New England (10/15) … fumble recovery and a pair of blocked kicks vs. Nichols (10/29) … six tackles against Endicott (11/5).

Off The Field at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Grand Haven High School … all-conference and all-area pick … Most Valuable Defensive Back … team captain … helped his team to a conference championship … two-time letterwinner … also lettered in swimming … Science Olympiad captain … AP Scholar with Distiction … Science Olympiad regional … state and national medals … youth group leader.

Personal: Son of Tim and Kris Johnson.