Joined the team in late August...Played in the final 11 games and started the final 10 games at left guard...Part of offensive line that allowed just 14 sacks all year, the fewest in the MVFC.
Prior to SIU
Spent the last three years at Florida A&M where he graduated with a degree in criminal justice...Missed the 2012 season with an injury...Started seven of the last eight games of the 2011 season for FAMU...Appeared in eight games and made three starts for FAMU in 2010...Began his college career at Central Florida where he redshirted in 2008.
Played four years of varsity football at Glades Central...Helped lead the team to the 2006 Class 3A state championship as a junior and Class 3A Region 4 titles as a sophomore, junior and senior...Ranked No. 36 nationally among offensive guards by Rivals.com and the 90th best prospect in the state of Florida...Ranked No. 95 nationally among offensive tackles by Scout.com...Also received recruiting interest from Florida State, LSU, Miami (Fla.), Pitt and USF.
Born on Dec. 26, 1988 in Belle Glade, Fla....Son of Angela Johnson...Has one brother, Jeremy...Has one son, Javin Vann...Has a degree in criminal justice from Florida A&M and is working on his master's in recreation at SIU.