Player of the Week: Avery Johnson

By: Richard Davenport
Published: Friday, March 14, 2014
Avery Johnson goes high in a recent game.
Avery Johnson goes high in a recent game.

Name: Avery Colten Johnson

Nickname: Ave

Twitter name: @4Ajohn

School: Highland High School

Height: 6'1"

Weight: 205

Position: Athlete

Class: 2015

Bench max: 280

Squat max: 455

40-yard dash: 4.54

Vertical: 34.5

Number of years playing football: 9

Schools that have offered: Southern Miss, ASU

Other schools showing interest: Arkansas, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Memphis, Mizzou, Alabama, Mississippi State, Auburn

I like Arkansas because: I've been a fan since I was little

Schools I've visited: ASU, Arkansas, Ole Miss, Auburn

In college, I plan to major in: physical therapy

I like playing defense because: Because defense wins games

Best football moment: Halftime catch against Dollarway

My favorite play: Hitch and go

Best player I?ve played against: Joshua Lidell

Favorite high school team to play against: Pocahontas

Describe what football means to you in 20 words or fewer: football means sticking with my team through ups and downs

My ringtone on my cell is: Normal iPhone ring

Favorite NFL player: Larry Fitzgerald

Favorite NFL team: Cardinals

Favorite music: Christian rap

Favorite song: I'm good by Trip Lee

Favorite book: Series of unfortunate events

Favorite movie: Remember the Titans

Favorite TV show: King of Queens

Favorite actor: Kevin James

Favorite actress: Angelina Jolie

Favorite food: Chicken

Favorite class: Math

Dream Date: Beyoncé

Hobbies: Basketball, track, hunting

The one thing I could not live without is: God

Role model: Jesus Christ

Three words to describe me: Determined, Humble, funny

People would be surprised that I: Drive 40 miles to go to school every day

Ten years from now I'll be: Married and a good job


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