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    11Durrell Johnson

    Class: Junior Position: DE Height: 6-3 Weight: 240 Previous School: Overlea HS (ASA College) Hometown: Baltimore, Md.

    2020 (Jr.):
    • Phil Steele Postseason All-America fourth-team selection
    • Phil Steele Postseason All-Independent first team
    • VaSID All-State first-team selection
    • Started all 11 games at defensive end
    • Led the team with 11.5 tackles for a loss (74 yards) and 8.5 sacks (65 yards)
    • Ranked No. 28 in the country in sacks (0.77 per game)
    • Ranked fourth on Liberty’s roster with 38 tackles (25 solo, 13 assisted)
    • Added six quarterback hurries and an interception
    • Helped Liberty rank No. 23 in the country in interceptions, recording one of the Flames’ 11 interceptions during the season
    • Six tackles, including five solo stops, in his first game at Liberty during the Flames’ season-opening win at Western Kentucky
    • Finished the FIU game with a season-best 3.5 tackles for a loss (23 yards) and 2.5 sacks (20 yards)
    • Seven tackles, including a 16-yard sack, during Liberty’s road win at Syracuse
    • Four tackles, including three assisted stops, and a quarterback hurry in a road victory at Virginia Tech
    • Four tackles, two solo and two assisted, during Liberty’s win over No. 9/11 Coastal Carolina in the FBC Mortgage Cure Bowl
    • Mid-year enrollee who took part in Liberty’s 2020 spring football workouts

    Previous School:
    • Transferred to Liberty from ASA College in Brooklyn, N.Y.
    • Also received offers from Akron, Bethune-Cookman, Grambling State, Morgan State and South Alabama
    • Two-time all-conference honoree at ASA College
    • JUCO All-American

    • Graduate of the Overlea High School in Baltimore, Md.
    • Named a Super 22 Athlete and a BTC All-Star
    • Also competed in basketball

    • Son of Kiffiney Parrish and Durrell Johnson
    • Birthday is January 10
    • Business major

    Player News

    Willis and Johnson Named to Senior Bowl Watch List

    Two of Liberty’s returning standout football players could have a chance to showcase their talents in February at one of the annual premier NFL scouting events.

    August 12, 2021

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