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Larry Johnson


Waldorf, Md.

High School:
Westlake/Wyoming Seminary

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 175


3 Letters

Government and Law

Larry  Johnson

2004: Started all 12 games at cornerback and returned kickoffs...honored as the most outstanding defensive back...intercepted a pass on the opening drive of the season against Marist...made 10 tackles at Richmond and eight stops at Columbia...broke up six passes...set kickoff return record (since 1975) with 625 yards...had kick returns of 43 yards vs. Princeton, 41 yards vs. Bucknell and 39 yards vs. Colgate ...went 46 yards with the kick to set up Lafayette's first possession against Lehigh in Mountain Hawk territory.

2003: Earned second letter as a starter in the secondary and kick returner...set new school record for kickoff return average, gaining an average of 27.5 yards on 21 returns...ranked ninth nationally in kickoff return average...selected as Special Teams MVP by coaching staff...had a career-long 62-yard kickoff return at Holy Cross and also a 57-yard return against Princeton...finished with 132 yards on three returns at Holy Cross... recorded at least five tackles in six contests, including nine against Georgetown...recorded five tackles and recovered a fumble at Towson ...made five stops and forced a fumble against Colgate.

2002: Earned first varsity letter and played in all 12 games...handled kick return duties for the Leopards...led the team with 23 kickoff returns for 464 yards and a 20.2 average that ranked fifth in the Patriot League...played in a rotation in the defensive backfield and earned his first start in the Holy Cross game...tied for team lead among freshmen with 43 tackles, including 26 solo stops ...had four pass breakups...voted the team's Co-Rookie of the Year by the Leopard coaches.

AT WYOMING SEMINARY: A letterman playing wide receiver and cornerback for football, he recorded a total of seven interceptions, 19 catches, 459 yards, and 10 touchdowns.

AT WESTLAKE HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year letter winner and captain of the football team, he competed at quarterback, wide receiver, cornerback, and safety, passing for 359 yards, rushing for 671 yards, and recording three interceptions and a fumble recovery ...named to All-County team and received awards for Minds in Motion and as the team's offensive MVP... played on the county championship team in 1999...also a two-year member of both the indoor and outdoor track teams...served as captain and named to All-County, All-State relay, and All-Academic second teams for both indoor and outdoor track...earned a spot on the All-American 4x200 relay teams for indoor and outdoor track...was a member of the indoor state champion 4x200 and 4x400 relay teams and the outdoor state champion 4x100 and 4x200 teams.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Government and Law...son of John and Belinda Johnson...born 5/27/83.

Year G/GS UT - AT Total TFL Sacks Int. Break-ups Fumbles Rcv/Fcd. 2002 12/2 26 - 17 43 3.0 (-8) 0.0(0) 0 4 0/0 2003 11/11 36 - 16 52 1.0(0) 0.0(0) 1 7 1/1 2004 12/12 38 - 18 56 0.0(0) 0.0(0) 1 6 1/0 Totals 35/25 100 - 51 151 4.0(-8) 0.0(0) 2 17 2/1

KICK RETURNS Year G KO Ret. Yds. TD Lg. Yds/Ret. 2002 12 23 464 0 30 20.2 2003 11 21 578 0 62 27.5 2004 12 27 625 0 46 23.1 Totals 35 71 1667 0 62 23.5