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Duke Johnson

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  • Running Back
  • Miami, FL (Norland)
  • Ht: 5-9 | Wt: 196
  • 2012 - ...
  • Miami Hurricanes

  • Year: Junior

As a Recruit: Johnson was recruited from Norland (Miami, FL) class of 2012. He committed to Miami on 10/20/2010. He was recruited by Terry Richardson .

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Year PaAtt PaCmp PaYd PaTD RuAtt RuYd RuTD Rec RecYd RecTD
2012 2 1 8 1 139 947 10 27 221 1
Total 2 1 8 1 139 947 10 27 221 1

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2012 (FRESHMAN): Played in all 12 games at running back and kick returner, making five starts ... Enjoyed arguably greatest freshman season in Miami history, rushing for freshman-record 947 yards and 10 TDs ... Set UM single-season record with 892 kick return yards and 2 TDs ... Amassed 2,060 all-purpose yards - second-most in program history ... Second-team All-America by Walter Camp Football Foundation, third-team All-America by CBSSports.com, honorable mention All-America by Sports Illustrated ... Tabbed Freshman All-American at kick returner by FWAA ... First-team Freshman All-America as kick return by Phil Steele ... Second-team Freshman All-America as running back by CollegeFootballNews.com and Phil Steele ... CBSSports.com All-Freshman ... Voted ACC Overall and Offensive Rookie of the Year by ACSMA and league coaches ... Sporting News ACC Freshman of the Year ... Second-team All-ACC running back by ACSMA, league coaches and Phil Steele ... Second-team All-ACC specialist by ACSMA ... Also garnered All-ACC honors from CBSSports.com (kick returner) and Phil Steele (first-team KR) ... Six games with 200+ all-purpose yards ... Four 100-yard rushing games ... League-best five-time ACC Rookie of the Week honoree in 2012 ... Burst onto college scene in season opener with 135 rushing yards and 2 TDs on seven carries in road win at Boston College ... Named ACC Rookie of the Week for Sept. 4 ... Amassed then-career-high 246 all-purpose yards and 4 TDs in home win vs. Bethune-Cookman in career-first start ... Rushed for 2 TDs, caught another and had 95-yard kick return for score vs. B-CU ... Named ACC Rookie of the Week for Sept. 17 ... Finished season three 100-yard rushing outings over final four games ... Rushed for 100 yards, TD and ended with 217 all-purpose yards vs. Virginia Tech ... Named ACC Rookie of the Week for Nov. 5 ... Set Miami single-game and ACC freshman all-purpose record with 368 yards at Virginia ... Rushed for 150 yards on 16 carries and had four returns for career-best 214 yards and TD ... Also threw 8-yard TD pass - career-first college pass attempt … Named ACC Rookie of the Week for Nov. 12 ... Closed freshman campaign with career-high 176 rushing yards and 3 rushing TDs in win at Duke ... Named ACC Rookie of the Week for Nov. 26 ... Recipient of Special Teams Player of the Year Award at team’s end-of-season banquet ... Earned letter.

HIGH SCHOOL: As sophomore at Miami Norland, ran for 1,540 yards and 25 touchdowns ... During senior year, compiled 1,957 rushing yards and 29 touchdowns, 14 receptions for 232 receiving yards and three touchdowns, three kickoff returns and one punt return for scores ... Led Miami Norland to 14-0 finish and state Class 5A championship ... Coached at Norland by Daryle Heidelburg ... 2012 Under Armour All-American Game selection. ...Selected to the 2011 Super Southeast 120 by the Mobile (Ala.) Register.

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