Austin Johnson recognized by Fred Mitchell Award
SIU beat No. 10 Liberty on Saturday
Kory Faulkner passed for 239 yards and four TDs.
Salukis record eight sacks and limit running backs to 55 yards on 30 carries
Black Out Cancer game raised more than $45,000 for cancer research
Photo Gallery at Western Illinois, Oct. 3, 2015
2014 (Redshirt Sophomore)
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Redshirted...Received the MVFC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award, which requires a minimum GPA of 3.2 for the previous two semesters.
Played in nine games as place kicker...Kicked a 42-yard game-winning field goal with under a minute to play against Northern Iowa...Nailed a career-long 42-yard field goal against South Dakota State...Converted six of his final seven field goal attempts on the season...Named to the MVFC Academic Honor Roll.
First Team All-Conference and All-State Honorable Mention as a senior...Second Team All-Conference and Honorable Mention All-Metro as a junior...Won the 5A KHSAA State title in 2010 and was on the 5A runner up team in 2011...2011: Kicked 43 extra points and recorded 28 touchbacks on 44 total kickoffs...2010: Successful on eight of 10 field goal attempts...Other: A four-year letterman in golf.
Born Dec. 6, 1993...Son of Steve and Dawn Johnson...Majoring in exercise science.