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#94 Mike Johns
Position: Defensive Line
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 271
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Oak Forest, Ill.
High School: Oak Forest
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Updated through Sept. 19, 2012

2012: Has 11 tackles on the year so far, four of which have been for a loss ... recorded three tackles and one TFL in each of his first two games of 2012 ... when he's in the lineup, he quarterbacks the defensive line ... among Miami's defensive linemen, Johns bench-presses 365 pounds.

SCOUTING REPORT: Emerged from spring drills as the starter at defensive tackle ... coaches call him “a tough Chicago kid who comes to work every day” ... from the start of spring practice until the end, he was one of the RedHawks’ most consistent linemen ... when he’s in the lineup, he quarterbacks the defensive line ... a powerful player who plays with excellent technique ... recognizes splits and backfield sets, and that makes him a faster player ... ... among Miami’s defensive linemen, Johns and Austin Brown are the strongest bench-pressers at 350 pounds.

2011: After missing the first game, appeared in the last 11 games and started the final 10 ... had 23 total tackles and six against Akron (Nov. 3) ... recorded 6.5 tackles for a loss ... among 120 Division I teams nationwide, he helped RedHawks rank 22nd in tackles for loss, 24th in passing defense, 36th in first down defense and 39th in scoring defense.

2010: Appeared in 13 games, earning his second varsity letter ... recorded six tackles, including 1.5 TFLs ... had a season-best three tackles, all solos, and one TFL at Cincinnati ... Johns and his teammates ranked 25th in rushing defense (127.6 ypg), 26th in pass efficiency defense and 28th in total defense (338.2 ypg).

2009: Was a starter in seven of the 12 games in which he played, including the last five contests of the season ... recorded 19 tackles ... had two TFLs, including a quarterback sack against Bowling Green ... recovered a fumble against Northern Illinois.

2008: Redshirted. Was named Miami's Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year.

HIGH SCHOOL: A product from one of Illinois' top high school programs, Oak Forest High was a semifinalist in the state playoffs each of the last two years, compiling an overall record of 21-5 over that span ... named conference's player of the year, and also earned first-team all-state honors from both the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun-Times ... among his 70 tackles for the Bengals in 2007 were 15 quarterback sacks ... also excelled in baseball ... prep coach was Brian McDonough.

PERSONAL: Born March 18, 1990 ... son of Michael and Debrah Johns ... majors in integrated English language arts education, averaging 3.0+ in the classroom.

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