- GoPrincetonTigers.com | Princeton Athletics

2018 Football Roster

James Johnson

45 James Johnson

  • Height
  • Weight
  • Class
  • Hometown
    Moorestown, N.J.
  • High School
    St. Joseph's Prep


At Princeton — 2017: earned immediate playing time in both special teams and the inside linebacker rotation … recorded 18 tackles on the season, fourth most among freshmen … had season-best five tackles in shutout at Brown, and added four more the following week in 52-17 win at Harvard … had multiple tackles in six of Princeton's last seven games of the season.

Before Princeton — selected for John "Tex" Flanders Award as the Philadelphia Catholic League Football Coaches Association 2016 Student-Athlete … earned National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete Award … 2016 Honor Bowl Coach Ted "Rock" Knapp Character Award selection … selected first-team All-Philadelphia Catholic League first team … selected third-team Philadelphia all-city … team was ranked No. 1 in Pennsylvania 2014 and 2016 … team was ranked number one in the East and number six in the country by USA Today's Super 25 … qualified for Philadelphia Football All-Star game and City All-Star game … served as captain … earned varsity letters in wrestling … National Honor Society member.
Personal — born July 21, 1999 … son of Paul and Regina Johnson … has three brothers Paul, Thomas, and Liam … both Thomas ('19) and cousin Sam ('20) play football at Princeton … father played football at the College of the Holy Cross … uncle Matthew Johnson played football at Penn State University … undecided on course of study at Princeton.


Season Statistics

Career Statistics

There are no statistics available for this player.