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Montrell Johnson

2022 Signee View Signee Class

Hometown New Orleans, La.
School De La Salle / Louisiana
Height 5-11
Weight 210
Position RB
Montrell Johnson

Louisiana Overview

  • Named the 2021 Sun Belt Freshman of the Year.
  •  Selected to the Shaun Alexander Freshman of the Year Award Watch List.
  • Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week after rushing for four touchdowns vs. Ohio.
  • Rushed for 838 yards in 162 attempts for an average of 5.2 yards per carry.
  • Had 12 rushing touchdowns to rank third in the Sun Belt.
  • Recorded back-to-back 100-plus yard rushing games against App State (103 yards) and Arkansas State (150 yards).
  • Ran for 99-yard touchdown, becoming one of 13 players in NCAA history to accomplish the feat.
  •  Scored a touchdown in the New Orleans Bowl against Marshall.
  • Entered the transfer portal following the 2021 season.


  • Ranked the 48 best running back in the country according to
  •  Led his high school (De La Salle) to its second appearance in the State Championship his senior year.
  • Ran for 182 yards and four touchdowns against St. Thomas Moore.
  • Sports Illustrated All-American candidate prior to his senior season.
  • Held other offers from Tennessee, Virginia and Arizona, among others.