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Garret Johns
Player Profile:
Garret Johns 805005
Position: Defensive Lineman
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 280
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Aurora, Neb.
High School: Aurora
Honors & Awards
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012)

2014 (Sophomore)
Garret Johns added depth on both the offensive and defensive lines, but did not see game action in 2014.

2013 (Redshirt Freshman)
Johns moved to defense in the spring and added depth on the line, but did not play in a game.

2012 (Redshirt)
Johns redshirted his first season at Nebraska and worked on the scout team offensive line.

Before Nebraska (Aurora HS)
A multi-sport athlete at Aurora High School, Johns was named to the All-Nebraska second team by the Omaha World-Herald and the Super State second team by the Lincoln Journal Star. As a senior, he helped lead the Huskies to the Class B state playoffs with an 8-3 record from his offensive line position. Johns was selected to participate in the Nebraska Shrine Bowl.

Johns was also a standout on the wrestling mat where he won Class B heavyweight state championships as a junior and senior, posting a combined 82-0 record. Johns chose to walk on at Nebraska over offers from South Dakota State, Northwest Missouri State and Fort Hays State.

Personal
Garret was born on Nov. 10, 1993, and is the son of Joe and Rosemary Johns. He is majoring in agronomy. Johns was named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2012. He has volunteered his time with team hospital visits, the Community Action partnership, Uplifting Athletes and Husker Hotline.
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