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HISTORY — from college profile
2022 (JUNIOR): vs. Troy (9/3/22): Recorded one tackle as the team’s starting defensive end ... vs. Central Arkansas (9/10/22): Tallied a pair of tackles and a QB hurry after starting at defensive end ... at Georgia Tech (9/17/22): Blocked and recovered a punt for the Rebels, along with tallying four total tackles, one TFL and a sack in the team’s first shutout since 2014 ... vs. Tulsa (9/24/22): Made a total of four tackles at starting defensive end, along with 0.5 TFLs and a pair of QB hurries ... vs. Kentucky (10/1/22): Tallied two solo tackles after getting the start at defensive end ... at Vanderbilt (10/8/22): Matched his career-best total of six tackles after starting on the Rebel defensive line ... at LSU (10/22/22): Came off the bench to match his career-high of two sacks, ending his day with those two TFLs ... at Texas A&M (10/29/22): Finished with four total tackles on the Rebel defensive line, including one TFL and one sack ... vs. Alabama (11/12/22): Returned to the Rebel starting lineup, finishing his day with one QB hurry ... at Arkansas (11/19/22): Tallied a total of five tackles as a starting defensive lineman for the Rebels ... vs. Mississippi State (11/24/22): Made two tackles for the Rebel defensive front, along with recovering one fumble and hurrying the quarterback once as well ... Preseason All-SEC fourth team (Athlon, Phil Steele) ... Named to Bruce Feldman’s Top 50 Freaks List.
2021 (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in all 13 games as a sophomore ... Started 11 contestes at defensive end ... Tallied 33 total tackles including eight tackles for loss ... Ranked second on the team with 6.5 sacks ... Was third on the squad with seven quarterback hurries ... vs. Louisville (9/6/21): Made his first career start, tallying one tackle ... vs. Austin Peay (9/11/21): Started at defensive end and recorded a sack in the blowout victory ... vs. Tulane (9/18/21): Recorded two tackles and a quarterback hurry ... at #1 Alabama (10/2/21): Recorded his second sack of the season, two tackles and one quarterback hurry ... vs. #13 Arkansas (10/9/21): Tallied a career-high three tackles as a starting defensive end ... at Tennessee (10/16/21): Finished with three tackles, including a shared sack in the victory ... vs. LSU (10/23/21): Forced one fumble and recovered another, while adding a sack, 1.5 tackles for loss and three tackles in the win ... at #18 Auburn (10/30/21): Recorded one tackle as a reserve defensive end ... vs. Liberty (11/6/21): Set career-highs with 2.0 sacks, 2.5 tackles for loss and four total tackles ... Helped the Ole Miss defense tally nine sacks, the third-most team sacks in a single game in program history ... vs. #11 Texas A&M (11/13/21): Lined up as a starting defensive end on 38 snaps ... vs. Vanderbilt (11/20/21): Totaled a career-high six tackles, including one sack, and added three quarterback hurries ... at Mississippi State (11/25/21): Finished with two total tackles, including a shared tackle for loss and a pass breakup ... vs. #7 Baylor (1/1/22): Earned the start at defensive end ... Registered five total tackles in the Rebels bowl game.
2020 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in all 10 games as both a reserve linebacker and on special teams ... Tallied seven total tackles, including 3.0 sacks ... vs. #5 Florida (9/26/20): Played exclusively on special teams and didn’t record any stats in first collegiate appearance ... at Kentucky (10/3/20): Saw action on six defensive snaps at defensive tackle ... vs. #2 Alabama (10/10/20): Appeared on three defensive snaps as a reserve defensive tackle and on special teams ... Didn’t record any stats ... at Arkansas (10/17/20): Lined up as a reserve defensive end on two snaps and played 12 snaps on special teams ... vs. Auburn (10/24/20): Tallied two solo tackles, including a three-yard sack in 19 snaps as a reserve defensive end ... at Vanderbilt (10/31/20): Notched two tackles in 36 snaps as a reserve defensive end ... Also saw action on special teams ... vs. South Carolina (11/14/20): Saw action on 14 snaps as a reserve defensive end and didn’t record any stats ... vs. Mississippi State (11/28/20): Registered one total tackle, a five-yard sack, as a reserve defensive end in the Egg Bowl victory ... at LSU (12/19/20): Played 23 snaps as a reserve defensive end and made one total tackle ... vs. #7 Indiana (1/2/21): Recorded a key sack on the final drive help stall the Hoosiers’ comeback attempt ... Member of the 2019-20 signing class.
HIGH SCHOOL: Rated as a 3-star prospect across all recruiting services ... Rated the No. 35 weak-side defensive end in the country by Rivals and the No. 39 prospect in Alabama ... Was a four-year letterwinner at Davidson HS in Mobile, AL... Made 56 tackles as a senior with 16.0 sacks (1.8 sacks/game), 10 QB hurries, one forced fumble, one pass deflection and two fumble recoveries ... Tallied 35 total tackles, two fumble recoveries and eight quarterback hurries as a junior ... Chose Ole Miss over Tennessee, Kansas, Southern Miss, Air Force, Florida Atlantic and others ... Coached by Rick Cauley.
Son of Cephus Jr. and Hope Johnson ... Full name is Cedric Edward Johnson ... Born Sept. 6, 2002 ... 2020-21 SEC First-Year Honor Roll ... SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll in 2021 ... Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in fall 2020, spring 2021 and fall 2021 ... Computer science major.
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