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Mario Johnson
Mario  Johnson


San Francisco, Calif.

High School:
George Washington

Last College:
City College of San Francisco

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 245



Villanova: Hard worker with good football instincts; Expected to see playing time at defensive end.

2009: Played in 13 games and had 11 total tackles, three tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks; Tallied one solo tackle at Temple; Credited with one solo tackle and two assisted stops to go with 1.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks at Penn; Posted one solo stop and one assisted stop versus William & Mary; Made one solo tackle at New Hampshire; Had two assisted stops at Towson; Posted one assisted tackle versus Holy Cross in first round of NCAA playoffs; Tallied one solo tackle against William & Mary in NCAA semifinal round.

George Washington High School: Lettered in football and baseball; Had 78 tackles and four sacks in 2006; Named first team All-AAP in football and baseball in 2006.

Personal: Born 3/9/88 in San Francisco; Youngest of three sons of Gary and Maria Johnson; Has two older brothers, Kevin and Jalani; Father played minor league baseball; Transferred to Villanova fron the City College of San Francisco; Majoring in Economics.