Derrick Johnson

Former NFL & UT Football Player

Derrick Johnson born in Waco, Tx. Ranked #2 linebacker in the nation coming out of high school. Recorded a career-high with 30 tackles in a single game. Parade all-American, and played in the first US army All-American, all-star game. A 3 sport athlete. Football, Basketball, and track. Scholarship to the University of Texas from 2001-2004. Big 12 defensive freshman of the year. 2 time Consensus All-American, 3 time First-team All-Big 12. Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year. Bronko Nagurski Winner which is the best defense of player in college football award. Dick Butkus Award winner which is the best linebacker in college football award. Drafted in the 1st round 15th pick to the Kansas City Chiefs. Played 13 years in Kansas City. Was an all-pro 2 times and 4 time pro bowler. Single season record holder with 179 tackles in a season. Became the chiefs all-time leading tackler in chiefs history.