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  • Jeff Johnson
 
  • HT:
    5.10
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  • WT:
    216
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  • Birthdate:
    1977-02-28
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  • Born:
    Toronto, ON
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  • College:
    York
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  • Team:
    12
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  • CFL:
    14
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  • Status:
    Non-Import
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Extended his contract with Toronto on December 30, 2011.

2012 : Dressed and started in all 18 regular season games for Toronto… Week 4, Started at FB and had three (3) catches for 37 yards in a win versus Winnipeg… Week 8, Started at FB and recorded one (1) catch for 52 yards in a win at Calgary …Week 11, Started at FB and rushed twice for six (6) yards in a win versus Hamilton… Week 13, Started at FB and recorded two (2) catches for 20 yards in a loss to Montreal… Week 14, Dressed as RB and rushed once for two (2) yards in a win at Winnipeg…Week 18, Started at FB and recorded two (2) ST tackles in a win versus Sask...2012 Playoffs Started at FB and didn’t record any stats in a win versus Edmonton in Eastern Semi-Final...Started at FB and recorded one (1)  DT in a win at Montreal in Eastern Final...2012 Grey Cup...Started at FB and recorded one (1) ST in a win against Calgary.

2011: Dressed in all 18 regular season games with no starts for Toronto… Week 2, Started at FB and played ST in loss at Winnipeg...Entered game at RB when Cory Boyd left with an injury and carried 2 times for 17 yards, LG 11, and caught 2 passes for 6 yards, LG 4... Week 7, Started at FB and played ST in loss at Hamilton...Carried once for 21 yards…Week 8, Started at FB and played ST in win vs. Saskatchewan…Carried twice for 22 yards, LG 12…Week 12, Started at FB and played ST in loss at Saskatchewan…Returned a short kickoff 10 yards and caught one pass for 4 yards...Week 14, Started at FB and played ST in loss vs. Hamilton...Caught 1 pass for 21 yards... Week 16, Started at FB and played ST in win vs. Calgary…Caught 1 pass for 6 yards…Week 17, Started at FB and played ST in loss vs. Edmonton…Carried once for 1 yard and a TD and caught 1 pass for 13 yards and a TD, both in the fourth quarter...Also recovered an Argos on-side kick late in the game.

2010: Dressed and started in 17 regular season games for Toronto… Week 1, Started at FB and played ST in Canada Day season opener at Calgary…Caught 1 pass for a 5-yard touchdown from Cleo Lemon… Week 3, Started at FB and played ST in win vs. Calgary… Carried 3 times for 23 yards, LG 19, including the 1-yard game-winning touchdown late in the game…Week 11, Started at RB/FB and played ST in win vs. Winnipeg…Carried 11 times for 62 yards, LG 14, 5.6 AVG… Week 12, Started at FB in Touchdown Atlantic loss vs. Edmonton…Carried 5 times for 37 yards, 7.4 AVG, LG 17 with a touchdown…Caught 1 pass for 1 yard, made a touchdown-saving tackle on an interception return by Edmonton’s Elliott Richardson on the one-yard line and recorded 1 ST tackle.

2009: Extended contract with Argos on December 18…Dressed in 15 games, starting 4, at running back for the Argonauts... Weeks 1-3, Added to IR with a triceps injury...Week 4, Returned from injury and made 2009 debut as backup RB in win at Winnipeg… Played ST but recorded no stats…Week 7, Dressed as backup RB and played ST, making 1 ST tackle, in loss vs. BC… Week 8, Dressed as backup RB and played ST, making 1 ST tackle, in loss vs. Calgary… Week 9, Dressed as backup RB and played ST in loss at Hamilton… Rushed once for 2 yards and caught 1 ball for 8 yards on the night…Week 10, Dressed at backup RB and played ST, making 2 catches for 18 yards, in win vs. Hamilton… Week 11, Dressed at backup RB and played ST, recording 1 ST tackle, in loss at BC… Week 12, Dressed at backup RB and played ST, making 2 receptions for 15 yards, LG 16, in loss at Winnipeg…Week 13, Dressed at backup RB and played ST in loss vs. Montreal…Caught 2 passes for 16 yards, LG 11…Week 14, Dressed at backup RB and rushed 6 times for 38 yards, LG 16, including his first TD of 2009 and caught 1 pass for (-1) yards in loss at Saskatchewan…Week 15, Started at FB and played ST in loss vs. Edmonton… Carried 3 times for 3 yards and caught 3 passes for 6 yards including the Argos’ first TD pass in six games late in the fourth quarter… Week 16, Started at FB and played ST in loss vs. Hamilton… Had 2 catches for 12 yards, LG 11, and 1 TD (his third major in three games) on the night… Week 17, Started at FB and played ST in loss at Edmonton… Rushed 4 times for 6 yards, LG 7, and make 1 ST tackle on the night...Week 18, Started at FB and rushed 1 time for 3 yards, LG 3, and made one tackle in loss vs. Montreal.

2008: Dressed in 18 games, making 18 starts at FB, while also playing special teams… Week 2, Started at fullback and played special teams in loss against Hamilton... recorded 1 reception for 6 yards and 1 ST tackle… Week 4, Started at FB and played special teams in win against Edmonton… Recorded 1 carry for 12 yards and scored first TD of the season, also had 1 reception for 8 yards…Week 5, Started at FB and played special teams in loss at Saskatchewan… Recorded 1 carry for 2 yards and 1 catch for 7 yards…Week 6, Started at FB and played special teams catching 1 pass for 1 yard and running once for 2 yards in win vs Winnipeg…Week 9, Started at FB and played ST in Labour Day win at Hamilton… Rushed once for no yards and made 1 ST tackle…Week 11, Started at FB and played ST in loss vs Winnipeg… Caught 1 pass for 4 yards…Week 12, Started at FB and played ST catching 2 passes for 2 yards, with a fumble, and made 1 ST tackle in loss at Calgary…Week 13, Started at RB and played special teams in loss vs Calgary…Rushed 3 times for 14 yards, caught 2 passes for 4 yards and made 1 ST tackle… Week 15, Dressed as backup RB and played ST, making 2 catches for 11 yards in loss at Winnipeg…Week 16, Started at RB/FB and played ST in loss vs Montreal… Week 17, Started at RB/FB and played ST, making 1 ST tackle and carried once for 5 yards, in loss at B.C.

2007: Started 11 games at RB/FB before suffering a season-ending leg injury…Week 3, recorded a touchdown after becoming the feature tailback, when starter Jamel White fell to injury, in the second half versus Calgary…Week 5, scored the Argos only major before leaving the game with an injury in the first half…Week 8, on active roster but did not dress as he returned to Toronto from Winnipeg for the birth of his daughter Maya…Week 12, left game early after suffering a leg injury on special teams block that sprung loose RB Dominique Dorsey for a kickoff return TD… Week 13, placed on the club’s 9-game injured list…2007 Playoffs Did not dress in East Final due to injury.

2006: Extended contract with Toronto on November 22, 2006… Played in 17 regular season games, starting 13 at RB/FB…Week 5, entered the game as the primary tailback after an injury to Ricky Williams and rushed for 34 yards, including a six-yard game-winning TD vs Saskatchewan… Week 6, made first start of the year at tailback and scored the team’s only touchdown on a 4-yard run versus BC…Week 7, missed first game of his career due to injury (quad) at Montreal (03/08/06)…Week 11, led the club in both rushing and receiving with 108 all-purpose yards and one touchdown…2006 Playoffs Dressed as backup RB and rotated in catching 1 pass for 20 yards, left game in second quarter with injury versus Winnipeg in East Semi-Final…Dressed as backup RB and played ST in East Championship versus Montreal.

2005: Played in all 18 regular season games…Week 1, tied for the team lead in ST tackles with 2 vs BC…Week 3, made a 28-yard reception from Noel Prefontaine on a fake punt to set up an Argo TD…Week 4, dressed as backup RB against BC and entered the game late at SB when Robert Baker left game due to injury…Week 11, dressed as backup RB and saw action in the fourth quarter…Week 16, dressed as backup RB and played special teams, entered the game as RB when starter Sean Millington fell to injury and recorded 161 all-purpose yards and his first touchdown as an Argonaut (22/10/05). He also experienced the longest pass reception of his career at 59-yards in win at Montreal…Week 17, started at RB and recorded a single game career-high 197 all-purpose yards and 2 touchdowns (27/10/05). Earned CFL Offensive Player of the Week honours for the first time in his career…Week 18, started at RB and continued his spectacular play averaging almost 6 yards per carry in final regular season game at Ottawa…2005 Playoffs Made first career playoff start (20/11/05) in East Championship versus Montreal.  

2004: Re-signed with Toronto on February 12, 2004…Dressed for all 18 regular season games as backup RB…Week 14, dressed as backup RB and played special teams making 2 ST tackles, also entered the game as inside receiver late in the fourth quarter and caught 1 pass for 9 yards in Winnipeg…2004 Playoffs Dressed as backup RB and played special teams making 1 ST tackle in East Semi-Final vs Hamilton…Dressed as a backup running back and played special teams in East Championship vs Montreal, making 2 ST tackles…Grey Cup Championship Dressed as backup RB behind John Avery and played special teams in win vs. BC, making 2 ST tackles.

2003: Dressed for 18 regular season games…dressed mainly as backup RB and played on special teams, except in Weeks 17 & 18 when he started at FB…Week 11, made two ST tackles and returned a kick-off 14 yards…recorded a personal single game receiving high of 34-yards in Week 3…2003 Playoffs Dressed as backup RB and played on special teams…made 1 ST tackle in the East Semi-Final victory over the BC Lions…dressed as backup RB in East Championship.

2002: Played in 18 regular season games in his first season with the Double Blue after signing as a free agent on February 22… saw his most extensive action of the season in Toronto’s 42-15 loss to Winnipeg on July 23 when starting RB Juan Johnson went down with a knee injury…posted 25 yards rushing on nine carries…saw action in both of Toronto’s Eastern Division playoff games. 

2001: In his second campaign with the Tiger-Cats, played in all 18 games, starting four of them…August 10, rushed for his first CFL touchdown (3 yards)…had 24 carries for 109 yards rushing, 2 catches for 22 yards and 1 kickoff return for 23 yards, for 154 all-purpose yards, in his first CFL and professional start on August 24 in Hamilton’s 20-12 victory over Edmonton. 
 
2000: Signed as an un-drafted free agent with Hamilton on June 12 after an illustrious college career at York University…as a rookie, played in all 18 games during the regular season…in the Tiger-Cats’ 33-26 season opening loss to BC, his first game as a pro, he returned a kickoff 28 yards.

Totaled 553 carries for 3,365 yards with 18 touchdowns rushing, 37 pass receptions for 436 yards with two touchdowns, 28 kickoff returns for 776 yards and one touchdown during his four-year York University career…was named the CIS’s Outstanding Rookie in 1996…also was an Ontario University Athletics First-Team All-Star in 1996, 1997 and 1999 and a CIAU Second-Team All-Canadian in 1997 and 1999…in his final year at York, had 173 carries for 977 yards with five touchdowns rushing, to go with 11 catches for 133 yards and one touchdown added 196 yards on 11 kickoff returns.

A Kinesiology major in college, Jeff is a licensed realtor and works in tandem with teammate Chad Rempel as a commercial real estate professional.  His favourite film is Shawshank Redemption and his favourite book is Into Thin Air. Jeff and his wife Kelly live in Mississauga and have a daughter named Maya and two sons named Justyce and Lincoln Jet.

 

Rushing

Name
Yearsort
Team Att Yards Avg Long TD
JOHNSON, J 2000 HAM 6 23 3.8 9 0
JOHNSON, J 2001 HAM 41 140 3.4 17 3
JOHNSON, J 2002 TOR 9 25 2.8 12 0
JOHNSON, J 2003 TOR 9 26 2.9 8 0
JOHNSON, J 2004 TOR 9 41 4.6 8 0
JOHNSON, J 2005 TOR 21 170 8.1 38 0
JOHNSON, J 2006 TOR 54 227 4.2 0 2
JOHNSON, J 2007 TOR 14 36 2.6 0 1
JOHNSON, J 2008 TOR 8 31 3.9 0 1
JOHNSON, J 2009 TOR 15 52 3.5 16 1
JOHNSON, J 2010 TOR 26 141 5.4 19 2
JOHNSON, J 2011 TOR 11 73 6.6 21 1
JOHNSON, J 2012 TOR 3 8 2.7 3 0
JOHNSON, J 2013 TOR 2 4 2 3 0
Career Total 228 997 4.4 38 11
 

Receiving

Name
Yearsort
Team No. Yards Avg Long TD
JOHNSON, J 2000 HAM 0 0 0 0
JOHNSON, J 2001 HAM 4 49 12.3 16 0
JOHNSON, J 2002 TOR 0 0 0 0
JOHNSON, J 2003 TOR 6 42 7.0 16 0
JOHNSON, J 2004 TOR 5 36 7.2 12 0
JOHNSON, J 2005 TOR 15 300 20.0 59 3
JOHNSON, J 2006 TOR 36 264 7.3 18 1
JOHNSON, J 2007 TOR 8 75 9.4 30 1
JOHNSON, J 2008 TOR 10 46 4.6 12 0
JOHNSON, J 2009 TOR 14 80 5.7 16 2
JOHNSON, J 2010 TOR 15 83 5.5 13 1
JOHNSON, J 2011 TOR 12 82 6.8 21 2
JOHNSON, J 2012 TOR 10 154 15.4 52 0
Career Total 135 1,211 9 59 10
 
 

Kick Returns

Name
Yearsort
Team No. Yards Avg Long TD
JOHNSON, J 2000 HAM 10 190 19.0 28 0
JOHNSON, J 2001 HAM 14 286 20.4 39 0
JOHNSON, J 2002 TOR 6 106 17.7 26 0
JOHNSON, J 2003 TOR 3 24 8.0 14 0
JOHNSON, J 2004 TOR 1 11 11.0 11 0
JOHNSON, J 2005 TOR 1 13 13.0 13 0
JOHNSON, J 2006 TOR 0 0 0 0
JOHNSON, J 2007 TOR 0 0 0 0
JOHNSON, J 2008 TOR 0 0 0 0
JOHNSON, J 2009 TOR 0 0 0 0
JOHNSON, J 2010 TOR 2 17 8.5 9 0
JOHNSON, J 2011 TOR 2 17 8.5 10 0
JOHNSON, J 2012 TOR 0 0 0 0
Career Total 39 664 17.0 39 0
 
 

Defence

  Tackles Interceptions Fumble Recoveries
Name
Yearsort
Team TKL STT Sacks Ints YDS LG TD Fumb YDS LG TD
JOHNSON, J 2000 HAM 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
JOHNSON, J 2001 HAM 2 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
JOHNSON, J 2002 TOR 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
JOHNSON, J 2003 TOR 2 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
JOHNSON, J 2004 TOR 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
JOHNSON, J 2005 TOR 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
JOHNSON, J 2006 TOR 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
JOHNSON, J 2007 TOR 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
JOHNSON, J 2008 TOR 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
JOHNSON, J 2009 TOR 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
JOHNSON, J 2010 TOR 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
JOHNSON, J 2011 TOR 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
JOHNSON, J 2012 TOR 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
JOHNSON, J 2013 TOR 3 0 0 0
Career Total 13 113 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
 
 
 
 
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