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Manuel Johnson
1  Manuel Johnson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gilmer, Texas

High School:
Gilmer HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 183

Position:
WR

PhotosManuel Johnson Photo Gallery
Sooner Profile: Next Stop for Johnson: Hollywood?
VideoJanuary 6, 2009: Manuel Johnson Bowl Interview
VideoNovember 18, 2008 - Johnson on Final Home Game
VideoOctober 8, 2008 - Manny Johnson on Senior Season
VideoSeptember 30, 2008 - Johnson on Offensive Balance
VideoSeptember 16, 2008 - Johnson on the Spread Offense
VideoApril 15, 2008 - Johnson Spring Practice Interview
VideoAugust 16, 2007 - Johnson Preseason Interview
VideoOU Football Video Library

2007
Seventeen of his 27 receptions and 341 of his 423 yards came in the last five games ... all four of his TD receptions came in back-to-back games against Baylor and Texas Tech ... four receptions for a career-high 126 yards and two touchdowns vs. Baylor ... also caught four passes in the Fiesta Bowl ... had his first career pass attempt and completion vs. Miami when he hit Malcolm Kelly on a 25-yarder.

2006
Had a big jump in production as a sophomore ... set career highs with six receptions for 87 yards against Texas Tech ... equalled that career-best with six grabs in the Fiesta Bowl ... TD grabs against Tech, Colorado and in the Fiesta Bowl ... his long play, a 32-yard catch, came in the Tech game ... rushed twice for 13 yards with a long of nine against Texas ... missed the Baylor game due to injury.

2005
Speedster who made an impact as a true freshman ... had a 55-yard catch and run touchdown against Oklahoma State ... season highs with four catches and 70 yards against Baylor ... two catches for 32 yards in the Holiday Bowl ... one rush for eight yards vs. Kansas.

High School
Played quarterback and wide receiver ... threw for 48 career touchdowns, ran for 18 touchdowns, and caught 17 touchdowns ... set school season passing record ... No. 13 wide receiver in the nation (Rivals.com) ... No. 16 player Postseason Texas Top 100 (Rivals.com) ... No. 21 player in Texas (SuperPrep) ... MVP District 13-AAA (2004) ... MVP All East Texas (2004) ... first team all-state (2004) ... Dave Campbell Player of the Year (2004) ... first team all-state (2003) ... also a member of the basketball and track and field teams ... coached by Jeff Traylor.

Personal
Ran 4.49 in the 40 last spring ... born Oct. 14, 1986 ... son of Manuel and Marylyn Anderson ... eats a whole bag of peanut M&Ms before every game ... sociology major.


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