Tulsa Receiver Johnson Earns Freshman All-America Honors
Jan. 12, 2008
Tulsa, Oklahoma - University of Tulsa freshman receiver Trae Johnson earned True Freshman All-America honors by CollegeSportsReport.com.
Johnson established Tulsa's single-season freshman receiving record with 70 receptions for 1,088 yards and 13 touchdowns as a true freshman. He broke the record by 413 yards, which was set in 1984 as Ronnie Kelley totaled 675 receiving yards. His 13 TDs is tied for the fifth most in school history.
A product of South Grand Prairie (Texas) High School, Johnson moved into 10th place on the school's all-time single-season receiving list. He was also part of a new NCAA record as one of three receivers with 1,000 receiving yards, one 1,000-yard rusher and one 5,000 yard passer.
He completed the season ranked 24th nationally among all receivers for total receiving yards, and was the second-leading receiver among all freshmen behind Texas Tech red-shirt freshman Michael Crabtree.
Johnson was named to the Conference USA all-freshman team and was a second-team all-C-USA selection.
CollegeSports.com separates its Freshman All-America teams between True Freshman and Red-shirt Freshman honors.
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