TACOMA, Washington – Junior wide receiver AJ Johnson is the first Puget Sound student-athlete to earn an All-American honor from d3football.com, the site recently announced. D3football.com All-American honors began in 1999.
Johnson, a native of Tacoma, Washington, is also the first Logger football student-athlete to earn an All-American honor since Tony Puz in 1998 (NAIA).
By the end of the 2018 season, Johnson set the Puget Sound single-season record for receiving yards with 1,096. He led the Northwest Conference in both receiving and receptions (92), and he ranked second in touchdown catches (12).
Johnson, along with four other teammates, was named to the All-NWC First Team. He played a vital role in Puget Sound setting several single-season program records in 2018, including passing touchdowns (40), completions (321), and total points (350).