November 18, 2018

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43 Najee Johnson

  • Linebacker
  • Grade: Senior
  • Height: 6′4″
  • Weight: 220 lbs

UNLV: A speedy defender who can play up front but is listed No. 2 at the strongside linebacker spot heading into fall as a senior … One of five signees in the 2014 class out of the Golden State … Joined high school and junior college teammate Blake Richmond in signing with UNLV in 2014 … First name is pronounced “NAH-g” … Hailed from the same JC that produced former UNLV and NFL lineman Martin Tevaseu.

2014: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in 12 games, including starting five at one end spot … Made his first start as a Rebel vs. New Mexico on Nov. 1 … Finished the year with 16 total tackles, including one for loss … Forced one fumble, recovered another and added one pass breakup.
Next Game: Men's Basketball

  • Date/Time: Tue., Nov. 20 at 7:00 p.m. (PT)
  • Location: Thomas & Mack Center
  • Tickets: UNLV Tickets
  • Television: AT&T SportsNet (DirecTV 684, Cox 1313)