Expectations were high heading into his sophomore season and Johnson met those expectations earning first-team All-MEAC honors in 2017 … Entered the 2018 season expected to start again at the defensive end position … Came into the 2018 season after a 2017 season that saw him earn All-America honors by the American Football Coaches Association and BoxToRow … His length and quickness is an asset for the Aggies … Has an impressive 103-inch wingspan and runs the 40-yard dash in 4.7 seconds … Has played in 24 games in his career with starts and has 66 tackles (35 unassisted) with 22 tackles for loss and 8.5 sacks.
2017 Season: Started all 12 games … Made 40 tackles (25 unassisted) with 15.5 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries … Was fifth in the conference and 37th in the nation in tackles for loss … Finished 12th nationally and third in the MEAC in forced fumbles … Ranked 11th in the conference in sacks … Finished with six tackles (two unassisted), 1.5 sacks and broke up a pass in the Aggies 35-31 upset win over Charlotte on Sept. 16 … Posted four tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss and broke up a pass in the Aggies 45-3 win over Gardner-Webb on Sept. 2 … Had a
2016 Season: Played in 12 games with no starts … Made 26 tackles (10 unassisted), 6 ½ tackles for loss and two sacks … Six of his tackles came on special teams … Also recovered a fumble during the season … Played a huge role in the Aggies 45-14 win at Delaware State on Nov. 12 with seven tackles (four unassisted), two tackles for loss and a half sack … Had four tackles, all assisted, and a half sack in the Aggies thrilling 52-35 win at Bethune-Cookman on Oct. 15.
2015 Season: Took a redshirt season
High School: Played varsity football at Camden County under Welton Coffey … Athletic talent who played defensive end and tight end in high school.
Personal: Full name is Darryl Johnson Jr. … He is the son Marsha and Darryl Johnson, Sr. … Has one sibling,