Dwayne Johnson, Jr.
Football beats New Mexico 35-10
Hard-hitting safety who figures to get time now in his second season with the program ... Is listed as the backup to Parker Baldwin after spring drills.
REDSHIRT SEASON (2016)
Redshirted his first year with the Aztecs.
Was a three-year letterwinner at Vista Murrieta High School ... Over his three years the Broncos went 35-7 (.833) and 15-0 in league play ... Led VMHS to a 12-2 record as a senior, including a 5-0 mark in league play and eventual No. 12 state ranking ... Vista Murrieta was also 11-3 (5-0 league) in 2014 and 12-2 (5-0 league) in 2013 ... Totaled 207 tackles (120 solo), seven tackles for loss, eight interceptions, 22 pass deflections, a forced fumble, three fumble recoveries, two blocked punts and a blocked field goal over his final two years (according to MaxPreps) ... Is a three-star recruit by Scout and 247 sports, and a two-star recruit by Rivals and ESPN ... Scout rated him as the 17th-best safety in California and the 26th best on the West Coast ... Received a grade of 83 by 247sports and a 68 by ESPN ... Was a member of the basketball team at Vista Murrieta HS.
Dwayne W. Johnson, Jr., was born March 11, 1997, in Oceanside, Calif. ... Son of Dwayne Johnson, Sr., and Keshia Johnson, and stepson of Rekio Hicks ... Chose the Aztecs over an offer from UNLV, while also receiving interest from Fresno State ... Undecided on a major.