DeMarcus Johnson: The personal side

Posted Feb 15, 2004

Mississippi State football signee DeMarcus Johnson: Here are a few things you may not see in his official bio.

DeMarcus Johnson Profile:

  • High School: Banneker HS (College Park, GA)
  • Position: Running back
  • Nationally Ranked: 134th
  • Height: 5-foot-10
  • Weight: 190
  • 40 Yard Dash: 4.6
  • MSU Player Host: Adrian Griffin
  • Visits: Mississippi State, North Carolina, Alabama A&M.
  • Offers: Mississippi State.

    When do you expect to report to Mississippi State, the summer or the fall?
    "I'll be there the first semester of the summer."

    Are you participating in any other sports other than football?
    "Track. I run the 100 meters."

    What do you think will be the biggest adjustment between high school football and college football?
    "The competition."

    Was there any one humorous or unusual thing that happened during your recruitment?
    "Not really."

    What are your hobbies?
    "I like to play video games and read sports books."

    Who has been the most influential person in your life? If more than one, you can mention them all.
    "My mom."

    What schools did you official visit and who were some you turned down that wanted you to visit?
    "Mississippi State, North Carolina and Alabama A&M."

    Gene Swindoll is the owner of Gene's Page (, the unofficial source for Mississippi State sports and Mississippi high school sports on the internet. You can contact him by email at

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