2012-13: Finished the year second on the team with 35 victories to only 11 losses...Placed Third at the MAC Wrestling Championships en route to earning a berth in the NCAA Championships...Went 2-1 at the NCAA Championships...kicked off his junior campaign going 3-0 at the Virginia Duals on Nov. 3...Coming away with a pin over Anderson's Zach Newton and a 7-5 decision over Derek Papagianopoulos as well as a 3-1 decision over Chattanooga's Kevin Malone...Posted a solid 3-1 performance at the Michigan State Open on Nov.11, notching a pair of pins and a major decision to finish runner-up in the 285 bracket ...Played a pivotal role in a come behind victory over Eastern Michigan, coming away with a 13-4 major decision victory over Chris Eggert on Dec. 2...Earned a pin victory over Joe Cummings (Eastern Michigan) on Dec. 9...Finished with a strong 4-2 record to finish fifth at the Reno Tournament of Champions on Dec. 17...Came away with a fifth place finish at the Southern Scuffle, posting a 5-2 record, defeating two nationally ranked opponents, North Carolina's Mike Kosoy, No. 15 ranked Jimmy Lawson (Penn State) and No.16 ranked Odie Delaney (the Citadel)...Came away with a major decision victory over Northern Illinois' Jared Torrence on Nov. 11...Earned a 2-0 victory over Keith Witt (Kent State) on Jan. 18..Defeated Justin Grant (Bloomsburg) via decision 7-2 on Jan. 20... Pinned Buffalo's Justin Hiserman on Jan. 26 in the first period...Won via pinfall over Clarion's Phil Catrucco in a time of 1:49 on Feb.9...Posted a 9-0 shutout victory over West Virginia's Phil Mandzik on Feb. 10...Pinned Joe Nolan (Campbell) in a convincing 36-5 victory over Campbell...Won both of his victories in a tri-match against Cleveland State and Gardner Webb, defeating Riley Shaw and Travis Porter, respectively.
2011-12: Finished the year with a 35-7 record... Picked up his eighth and ninth pins on the year against Penn State's Cameron Wade at the Southern Scuffle on Jan.1 and Northern Illinois' Jared Torrence on Jan. 13 ... Carried a 12-match win streak from his win over Olivet's Jake Ceslick on Nov. 12 to a 3-2 win over Michigan State's Steve Andrus on Dec. 17 ... Went 4-2 at the Southern Scuffle on Jan. 1 with two pins against Navy's Chance Rausher and Appalachian State's Joe Cummings ... Most recently topped Kent State's Brendan Barlow 2-0 on Jan. 20 and Bloomsburg's Zachary Walsh 6-1 on Jan. 23... Finished the year by winning 13 of his final 15 matches, including 10 in-a-row... During his 10-match winning streak, Johnson won the Mid-American Championship to qualify for the NCAA Championship... During the NCAA Championship, Johnson placed seventh to earn All-America honors... At the end of the year, Johnson was named to the National Wrestling Coaches Association Individual All-Academic team. 2010-11:Posted a record of 32-13 and took third at the Mid-American Conference Championship to earn a bid to the NCAA Championship... Following the MAC Championship, Johnson was named the league's Freshman of the Year.
2009-10: Redshirted his freshman season.
High School: 95-36 career record at Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School ... Two-time FILA All-American ... Two-time FILA national champion ... Codel Fargo fifth-place finisher ... Junior Fargo eighth-place finisher ... Junior Fargo national champion ... Seventh-place finisher at State as a junior ... State champion as a senior ... Fifth-place finisher at sophomore nationals ... Fifth-place finish at junior nationals ... Third-place finish at senior nationals ... Three-time freestyle state champion ... Ironman Champion ... Ranked fifth HWT by Wrestling USA.
Personal: Undecided major ... Son of Mitzi Persuric and Wally Johnson ... Born August 20, 1991.