Will Johnson

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Athlete Bio


Pittsburgh Steelers
FB #46

Height: 6-2
Weight: 238
Age: 23
College: West Virginia
Hometown: Dayton, OH

PRO (14-5/0-0): Signed to the Steelers’ offseason roster on March 21, 2012.

2012 (14-5): 9/9 at Denver: Started at FB in his first career contest…hauled in his first career reception (12 yards)…9/16 vs. N.Y. Jets: Registered a career-long 26-yard reception on the Steelers’ first drive of the game, which resulted in a field goal…9/23 at Oakland: Saw action at FB…hauled in a four-yard reception in the second quarter…10/7 vs. Philadelphia: Saw action at FB and on special teams…helped block for RB Rashard Mendenhall to rush for a season-high 68 yards…10/11 at Tennessee: Saw action at FB and on special teams…10/21 at Cincinnati: Recorded his first career rush for five yards…helped block for Steelers’ rushers to gain a season-high 167 yards on the ground…10/28 vs. Washington: Registered his first career touchdown, catching a one-yard pass from QB Ben Roethlisberger in the third quarter…11/4 at N.Y. Giants: Helped pave the way for RB Isaac Redman to record his first career 100-yard rushing game (147 yards) in the regular season…11/12 vs. Kansas City: Hauled in a seven-yard reception on the Steelers final drive of regulation…11/18 vs. Baltimore: Started at FB for the fifth time in his career…helped block for a Steelers’ rushing attack that gained 134 yards on the ground…11/25 at Cleveland: Hauled in a 13-yard reception, his longest since 9/16 vs. the N.Y. Jets (26)…12/2 at Baltimore: Tied a career high with two receptions…12/9 vs. San Diego: Saw action at FB and on special teams…12/16 at Dallas: Tied a career high with two receptions and recorded a career-high 34 receiving yards.

2011 (0-0/0-0): Was not on an NFL roster.

COLLEGE: Saw action in 45 games…had 25 receptions for 249 yards and four touchdowns…majored in multidisciplinary studies. 2010: Saw action in all 13 games…tied a career-high with nine receptions…set career-highs in receiving yards (107) and receiving touchdowns (2). 2009: Saw action in all 13 games…had six receptions for 78 yards and one touchdown…had a career-high 42 yards receiving against Syracuse on November 10. 2008: Saw action in nine games…had nine receptions for 64 yards and one touchdown. 2007: Saw action in 10 games as a true freshman…had one reception.

PERSONAL: Played running back and defensive back at Centerville High School (Dayton, Ohio)…earned all-district and All-Greater Western Ohio Conference linebacker honors, an honorable-mention all-state selection, named team MVP and won the Sonny Unger Award in 2006...as a senior, he helped lead Centerville to an 8-2 overall record and the GWOC Conference Championship…Big 33 game participant...as a junior, he helped lead Centerville to a 10-2 record, a second-place finish in the Greater Western Ohio – East League and advance to the first round of the state playoffs…a regional track qualifier at 100 meters, and district and regional champ on the 4x400 meter relay...also a basketball letterman…son of Mike and Wilma Gilmore…Full name: Will Johnson.


 Combine Results

 Pro Day Results

Combine Invite: 

Height: 6017

Weight: 240

40 Yrd Dash: 4.69

20 Yrd Dash: 2.73

10 Yrd Dash: 

225 Lb. Bench Reps: 26

Vertical Jump: 33 1/2

Broad Jump:  09�04

20 Yrd Shuttle: 4.29

3-Cone Drill:    7.00



Dates: 03/17/11 

Height: 6017

Weight: 240

40 Yrd Dash: 4.69

20 Yrd Dash: 2.73

10 Yrd Dash: 1.57






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