Jaret Johnson


Jaret Johnson

NFL player


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DateOfBirth=birth date and age|1982|12|16
Birthplace= Phoenix, AZ [http://www.nfleurope.com/players/playerpage/1351 NFL Europe Profile.] ]
DateOfDeath=
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Height_ft=5
Height_in=10
Weight_lbs=200
College=Idaho State
Position=Kicker
DraftedYear=2006
DraftedRound=Undrafted
years=2007
teams=Amsterdam Admirals
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Jaret Johnson (born December 16th, 1982) is an American Football kicker currently playing for the Amsterdam Admirals of NFL Europa.

High school career

Attended Arcadia High School where he played baseball for two years, soccer for three and football for four years. Scored a 50-yard field goal as a junior, the second longest in school history at that time. In his senior year he was named Arcadia team MVP in both soccer and baseball. Was selected all region honors at kicker, punter, and secondary, was selected second team all region as a kicker, and was named Arcadia's Special Teams Player of the Year. [http://isubengals.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/johnson_jaret00.html Idaho State University player bio.] ]

College career

Spend his freshman and at Scottsdale Community College where he became the starter in his sophomore. Posted 12/15 on field goals and 21/22 on extra points. Kicked one game-winner as time expired, tied the Scottsdale school record with four fieldgoals in one game and had his 10 straight streak recorded as second most in the school's history. Was selected second team all ACCAC and second team Western States Football League.

Transferred to University of Nebraska where he was redshirted.

Transferred the next year to Idaho State UniversityStarted the first six games for the 2004-2005 season but an injury to his his leg sidelined him for the remainder of the season, posted 6/12 on fieldgoals and 15/18 on extrapoints during those 6 games.

In his senior year his 54-yard game winning fieldgoal with one second on the clock remaining against Portland State made school history as the longest game winning fieldgoal. Was named Co-National Player of the Week by Sports Network for this feat which was his second award that season as he earned Big Sky Special Teams Player of the Week a couple of weeks earlier for being 3/3 from 32, 50 and 31. Statistically he racked up 17/19 fieldgoals and 29/31 extrapoints during his senior campaign. Was awarded all region Honors from The Football Gazette, selected first team all America by the Associated Press, second team all America by Sports Network and Walter Camp all America team. Majored in sociology. [ [http://goviks.com/uploads/files/NOV52.HTM Portland State vs Idaho State boxscore.] ] [ [http://isubengals.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2005-2006/teamcume.html 2005-2006 ISU stats (senior year).] ] [http://scottsdaletimes.com/openDoorpolicy/swish/macayo1.swf Photo of his father and a newspaper clipping of the game winning fieldgoal.] ] [ [http://isubengals.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/idsu-m-footbl-spec-rel.html Senior year awards.] ]

Professional career

2006

Two weeks after his graduation he signed with the Bakersfield Blitz, an AF2 team for which he connected on 4/13 fieldgoals and 48/55 extra points. [ [http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=3316392 Bakersfield Blitz.] ] [ [http://www.af2.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=3525&ATCLID=835979&SPID=1590&ISWIDE=1 Bakersfield Blitz season stats.] ]

2007

Was invited to the NFL Europe Kicking Camp where he managed to become one of 6 kickers to be selected to play in the NFL Europa, and was chosen to be NFL Europa's 2006 regular season champions and World Bowl XIV runner-up Amsterdam Admirals kicker for the 2007 season. [ [http://www.nfleurope.com/news/story/10056998 NFL Europe Kicking Camp 2007] ]

Personal

Son of Stephen and Nana Johnson, has two older brothers, Reed and Ryan, and a younger sister Victoria. His grandparents are the founders of the Arizona renowned Mexican restaurant chain [http://www.macayo.com/ Macayo] , which currently employs 1500. Jaret used to serve tables in his time off school. [ [http://travel.yahoo.com/p-travelguide-2807545-macayo_s_mexican_kitchen_phoenix-i Macayo at travel.yahoo.com.] ] [ [http://www.azcentral.com/ent/dining/articles/0327biz-abg-macayos.html 60 years Macayo background story] ]

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