Josh Johnson
QB #8
Height:
6-3
Weight:
219
College:
San Diego
Hometown:
Oakland, CA
Experience:
7

Biography

TRANSACTIONS:
-       Originally a 5th-round (160th pick overall) draft choice by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2008…Signed as a free agent by the San Francisco 49ers on Mar. 22, 2012...Released by San Francisco on Aug. 31, 2012…Signed by the Cleveland Browns on Dec. 26, 2012…Signed as a free agent by the Cincinnati Bengals on March 23, 2013…Released by Cincinnati on May 12, 2014…Signed by San Francisco on May 14, 2014…Released by San Francisco on Sept. 20, 2014…Re-signed by San Francisco on Sept. 23, 2014…Released by San Francisco on Oct. 10, 2014…Re-signed by San Francisco on Oct. 14, 2014…Released by San Francisco on Oct. 17, 2014…Re-signed by San Francisco on Oct. 21, 2014…Signed as a free agent by Cincinnati on April 2, 2015…Released by Cincinnati on Aug. 25, 2015…Signed as a free agent by the Jets on  Aug. 27, 2015…Released by the Jets on Sept. 5, 2015…Signed as a free agent by the Indianapolis Colts on Oct. 2, 2015…Released by Indianapolis on Oct. 5, 2015…Re-signed by Indianapolis on Oct. 7, 2015…Released by Indianapolis on Oct. 12, 2015…Signed as a free agent by the Buffalo Bills on Oct. 13, 2015…Signed as a free agent by the Baltimore Ravens on May 16, 2016…Released by Baltimore on Sept. 3, 2016…Signed as a free agent by the Giants on Sept. 5, 2016.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
-       Johnson has played in 29 games with 5 starts…Career totals include 96 completions of 177 passes (54.2%) for 1,042 yards, 5 touchdowns and 10 interceptions.
-  In his first season with the Giants in 2016, Johnson was inactive for 12 games, and active but did not play as Eli Manning’s primary backup in 4 regular-season games, and the NFC Wild Card Game.
-  In 2014-15, did not play in any regular-season games.
- Played in 1 game for Cleveland in 2012, and 2 for Cincinnati in 2013, but did not throw a pass.
- In 2011, played in 9 games with 1 start for Tampa Bay…Completed 19 of 36 passes for 246 yards, 1 touchdown and 2 interceptions…Also rushed for 67 yards on 11 carries…Started vs. Carolina (12/4) and completed 16 of 27 passes for 229 yards, 1 touchdown, and 1 interception in a 38-19 loss.
-  In 2010, played in 11 games with no starts…Completed 14 of 16 passes for 111 yards, and helped the Bucs finished 10-6.
-  In 2009, played in 6 games with 4 starts and completed 63 of 125 passes for 685 yards and 4 touchdowns, and 8 interceptions…Made his first career start at Washington (10/4), and completed 13 of 22 passes for 106 yards, 1 touchdown and 1 interception…Made his NFL debut at Buffalo (9/20).
-    In 2008, was inactive for all 16 regular season games.

COLLEGE:
-    Played in 41 games with 34 starts in 4 seasons (2004-07) at San Diego…Career totals included 724 completions on 1,065 attempts for 9,699 yards and 113 touchdowns…Led the Pioneer League in pass efficiency (198.3) during his senior season, while completing  206 of 301 passes for 2,988 yards and a career-high 43 touchdowns…Johnson also rushed for 726 yards and 2 touchdowns on 101 carries …Named Offensive MVP of the 2008 East-West Shrine game...As a junior in 2006, named 3rd team All-American by the Associated Press after completing 246 of 371 passes for 3,320 yards and 34 touchdowns.

OFF-THE-FIELD ACTIVITY:
-    Hosts the Fam 1st Family Foundation Youth Football Camp with cousin Marshawn Lynch in Oakland, C.A... Raised awareness for Fam 1st Family Foundation by wearing custom-designed cleats during Week 13 of the for the league-wide initiative “My Cause My Cleats.”...  Adopted an elementary school in Paterson, N.J., making regular visits to the school during the 2016 season, and gave the students a special tour of the Quest Diagnostics Training Center, along with some time to play in the team’s fieldhouse...Hosted a Play 60 assembly at Anthony Wayne Middle School encouraging kids to get active for 60 minutes a day...Participated in a conversation with Senator Cory Booker and the non-profit RISE regarding current social justice issues in our nation...Fuel Up to Play 60 Ambassador for Breakfast and Schools program...Played in the Giants Foundation Golf Outing at Westchester Country Club with foundation supporters...Participated in the Rock and Wrap it Up Tribute to the New York Giants fundraiser bowling event.

PERSONAL:
-    Attended Oakland Technical High School in California, where as a senior he earned first-team All-City honors and led his team to the Oakland Athletic League championship by throwing for 1,900 yards and 22 touchdowns with just interceptions…Also lettered in basketball and track…Was inducted into the University of San Diego Hall of Fame on April, 25, 2015.
TRANSACTIONS:
-       Originally a 5th-round (160th pick overall) draft choice by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2008…Signed as a free agent by the San Francisco 49ers on Mar. 22, 2012...Released by San Francisco on Aug. 31, 2012…Signed by the Cleveland Browns on Dec. 26, 2012…Signed as a free agent by the Cincinnati Bengals on March 23, 2013…Released by Cincinnati on May 12, 2014…Signed by San Francisco on May 14, 2014…Released by San Francisco on Sept. 20, 2014…Re-signed by San Francisco on Sept. 23, 2014…Released by San Francisco on Oct. 10, 2014…Re-signed by San Francisco on Oct. 14, 2014…Released by San Francisco on Oct. 17, 2014…Re-signed by San Francisco on Oct. 21, 2014…Signed as a free agent by Cincinnati on April 2, 2015…Released by Cincinnati on Aug. 25, 2015…Signed as a free agent by the Jets on  Aug. 27, 2015…Released by the Jets on Sept. 5, 2015…Signed as a free agent by the Indianapolis Colts on Oct. 2, 2015…Released by Indianapolis on Oct. 5, 2015…Re-signed by Indianapolis on Oct. 7, 2015…Released by Indianapolis on Oct. 12, 2015…Signed as a free agent by the Buffalo Bills on Oct. 13, 2015…Signed as a free agent by the Baltimore Ravens on May 16, 2016…Released by Baltimore on Sept. 3, 2016…Signed as a free agent by the Giants on Sept. 5, 2016.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
-       Johnson has played in 29 games with 5 starts…Career totals include 96 completions of 177 passes (54.2%) for 1,042 yards, 5 touchdowns and 10 interceptions.
-  In his first season with the Giants in 2016, Johnson was inactive for 12 games, and active but did not play as Eli Manning’s primary backup in 4 regular-season games, and the NFC Wild Card Game.
-  In 2014-15, did not play in any regular-season games.
- Played in 1 game for Cleveland in 2012, and 2 for Cincinnati in 2013, but did not throw a pass.
- In 2011, played in 9 games with 1 start for Tampa Bay…Completed 19 of 36 passes for 246 yards, 1 touchdown and 2 interceptions…Also rushed for 67 yards on 11 carries…Started vs. Carolina (12/4) and completed 16 of 27 passes for 229 yards, 1 touchdown, and 1 interception in a 38-19 loss.
-  In 2010, played in 11 games with no starts…Completed 14 of 16 passes for 111 yards, and helped the Bucs finished 10-6.
-  In 2009, played in 6 games with 4 starts and completed 63 of 125 passes for 685 yards and 4 touchdowns, and 8 interceptions…Made his first career start at Washington (10/4), and completed 13 of 22 passes for 106 yards, 1 touchdown and 1 interception…Made his NFL debut at Buffalo (9/20).
-    In 2008, was inactive for all 16 regular season games.

COLLEGE:
-    Played in 41 games with 34 starts in 4 seasons (2004-07) at San Diego…Career totals included 724 completions on 1,065 attempts for 9,699 yards and 113 touchdowns…Led the Pioneer League in pass efficiency (198.3) during his senior season, while completing  206 of 301 passes for 2,988 yards and a career-high 43 touchdowns…Johnson also rushed for 726 yards and 2 touchdowns on 101 carries …Named Offensive MVP of the 2008 East-West Shrine game...As a junior in 2006, named 3rd team All-American by the Associated Press after completing 246 of 371 passes for 3,320 yards and 34 touchdowns.

OFF-THE-FIELD ACTIVITY:
-    Hosts the Fam 1st Family Foundation Youth Football Camp with cousin Marshawn Lynch in Oakland, C.A... Raised awareness for Fam 1st Family Foundation by wearing custom-designed cleats during Week 13 of the for the league-wide initiative “My Cause My Cleats.”...  Adopted an elementary school in Paterson, N.J., making regular visits to the school during the 2016 season, and gave the students a special tour of the Quest Diagnostics Training Center, along with some time to play in the team’s fieldhouse...Hosted a Play 60 assembly at Anthony Wayne Middle School encouraging kids to get active for 60 minutes a day...Participated in a conversation with Senator Cory Booker and the non-profit RISE regarding current social justice issues in our nation...Fuel Up to Play 60 Ambassador for Breakfast and Schools program...Played in the Giants Foundation Golf Outing at Westchester Country Club with foundation supporters...Participated in the Rock and Wrap it Up Tribute to the New York Giants fundraiser bowling event.

PERSONAL:
-    Attended Oakland Technical High School in California, where as a senior he earned first-team All-City honors and led his team to the Oakland Athletic League championship by throwing for 1,900 yards and 22 touchdowns with just interceptions…Also lettered in basketball and track…Was inducted into the University of San Diego Hall of Fame on April, 25, 2015.
Passing
YearTeamGAttCompPctAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDTD%IntInt%Lng20+40+SckSckYRate
TOTAL 29 177 96 54.2 6.1 1,042 5.9 35.9 5 2.8 10 5.6 42 13 1 17 99 57.7
2016 NYG 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 BUF 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 IND 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 SF 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 CIN 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 CLE 1 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- 0 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 1 8 --
2011 TB 9 36 19 52.8 4 246 6.8 27.3 1 2.8 2 5.6 42 4 1 3 24 60.6
2010 TB 11 16 14 87.5 1.5 111 6.9 10.1 0 -- 0 -- 22 1 0 2 8 95.6
2009 TB 6 125 63 50.4 20.8 685 5.5 114.2 4 3.2 8 6.4 35 8 0 11 59 50.9
2008 TB 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 29 44 1.5 274 6.2 9.4 0 29 15 34.1 1 0 5
2016 NYG 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 BUF 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 IND 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 SF 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 CIN 2 7 3.5 20 2.9 10 0 10 2 28.6 0 0 1
2012 CLE 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 TB 9 11 1.2 67 6.1 7.4 0 14 3 27.3 0 0 1
2010 TB 11 4 0.4 39 9.8 3.5 0 14 3 75 0 0 0
2009 TB 6 22 3.7 148 6.7 24.7 0 29 7 31.8 1 0 3
2008 TB 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 29 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2016 NYG 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 BUF 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 IND 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 SF 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 CIN 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 CLE 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 TB 9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 TB 11 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 TB 6 2 2 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 TB 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 29 10 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 NYG 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 BUF 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 IND 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 SF 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 CIN 2 1 0 -- 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2012 CLE 1 1 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
2011 TB 9 1 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
2010 TB 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 TB 6 7 1 0 3 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2008 TB 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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