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Candidate for postseason honors after earning all-MW second-team accolades by Lindy's Sports and PhilSteele.com in 2011 ... Also named to the 2012 Rimington Trophy spring watch list ... Slated to start for the second consecutive year at center, despite missing spring practice due to injury ... Played at guard his first two campaigns ... Prep teammate of fellow Aztec offensive lineman Jimmy Miller ... Tabbed as an SDSU scholar-athlete and MW academic all-conference honoree ... Has tallied 29 career starts.
2011: Named a second-team all-Mountain West pick... 2011 midseason all-Mountain West third team by Phil Steele ... Started every game, helping the Aztecs rush for nearly 2,400 yards ... Made his first career start at center (17th overall) vs. Cal Poly ... Started at Army despite playing with a broken right hand (he snapped with his left hand) ... Played the entire game at center vs. Washington State and Michigan ... Registered a tackle in a loss to TCU ... Started again at Air Force, vs. Wyoming, vs. New Mexico, at Colorado State, against Boise State, at UNLV and against Fresno State ... Played the entire New Orleans Bowl game.
2010: Starter at left guard in all 13 outings, helping SDSU rush for over 2,000 yards and surrender only nine sacks.
2009: Made his SDSU debut as a reserve vs. both Southern Utah and Idaho ... Took over the starting duty at left guard at Air Force ... Also started vs. New Mexico State and BYU, before going down with a season-ending knee injury.
2008: One of two backups at center with Damian Shankle ... Did not see action and used his redshirt season.
High School: Starred at J.K. Mullen High School, helping the Mustangs to a combined 25-2 overall record and a 14-0 mark in conference play his final two seasons, claiming a pair of Centennial League titles, under coach Dave Logan ... One of 20 offensive linemen named to the 2007-08 Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, a list of the top football recruits in the West ... 2007 PrepColorado all-state first-team offense ... Team advanced to the state 5A championship game his first three years, winning the title his freshman campaign ... Mullen made it to the state semifinals his senior season when he served as team captain ... First-team all-conference honors in 2006 and 2007, and honorable mention as a sophomore ... Academic all-state as a freshman and junior.
Personal: Born Feb. 26, 1990, in Aurora, Colo. ... Son of Nancy and Chris Johnson ... Is a business major.