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81 Louis Johnson

2008 (Sr.): Played in all 14 games including the GMAC Bowl to earn his fourth and final letter as a Cardinal . . . recipient of the Ray Louthen Senior Contribution Award . . . managed 26 receptions on the season with 516 total yards . . . had six touchdowns on the season with a season high two touchdowns at Central Michigan with a total of 65 yards . . . had a season high 6 catches with165 receiving yards vs. Northen Illinois with one touchdown and season high 45 yards receiving touchdown

2007 (Jr.): Played in 11 games, including the International Bowl, to earn third letter . . . started four games . . . managed a season-high five catches for a season-best 116 yards, including a career-long 53-yard reception, at Northern Illinois . . . had a career-high two touchdown catches vs. Western Kentucky -- 41 yards and 21 yards . . . managed a 44-yard TD reception at Western Michigan . . . led the Cardinals with a 24.8 yards-per-catch average . . . registered 110 receiving yards at Western Michigan, while temmate Dante Love managed 101, to make the duo only the seventh in Ball State history to be multiple 100-yard receivers in the same game . . . repeated the feat at Northern Illinois (Love 135 yards, Johnson 116 yards) to mark only the eighth time ever for a Ball State duo

2006 (So.): Played in all 12 games to earn second letter . . . started at Central Michigan and vs. Western Michigan . . . ranked fifth on the team in receiving yards . . . tallied a season-high five catches vs. Northern Illinois and at Central Michigan . . . had a season-high 78 receiving yards vs. Eastern Michigan, including a season-long 46-yard catch for a touchdown . . . had at least two catches in seven games . . . also had a touchdown catch at Purdue . . . blocked a punt at Buffalo . . . 2005 (Fr.): Played in nine games to earn first letter . . . started six games . . . ranked second on the team in receptions and receiving yards . . . led the Cardinals with a 14.8 yards-per-catch average . . . managed a career-high seven catches for a career-best 132 yards at Ohio -- both marks were season highs for a Ball State player . . . tallied 103 receiving yards vs. Central Michigan . . . had three or more catches in four games . . . credited with first career touchdown catch at Northern Illinois on a four-yard reception

2004: Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three letters in football for Coach John Hochstetler . . . Football: Helped Muncie Central to an 11-2 record as a senior, including an 8-0 mark in the North Central Conference . . . helped the Bearcats to a 31-7 career record . . . helped team to a conference championship, a sectional title and a ranking as high as No. 4 in the state as a senior . . . Indiana Football Coaches Association Top-50 . . . all-conference and all-area as a senior . . . received honorable mention on the all-state team as a senior . . . managed 63 catches for 1,124 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior . . . had 124 receptions for 2,243 yards and 20 TDs in his career . . . IFCA Junior All-State in 2002 . . . all-conference as a junior . . . Track: Named track team’s Outstanding Hurdler and High Jumper as a junior . . . helped track team to sectional championship as a junior . . . Basketball: Helped basketball team to sectional crown as a junior

Personal: Son of Louis and Vivian Johnson . . . one sister, Joselyn, who is a volleyball player at Tennessee . . . born June 20, 1986, in Muncie, Ind. . . . full name is Louis E. Johnson.

Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 182
Year: Junior
Hometown: Muncie, Ind.
High School: Central
Experience: 2 Letters
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