2017 (Redshirt Freshman): Appeared in nine games as a backup behind starting quarterback TaQuon Marshall and, in the second half of the season, the holder on place kicks … Did not attempt a pass and only had one rush, a one-yarder in the season finale against Georgia (Nov. 25).
2016 (True Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Totaled 3,737 yards (2,571 passing, 1,166 rushing) and 40 touchdowns (26 passing, 14 rushing) as a senior, en route to first-team all-California Interscholastic Federation honors … Powered Mount Carmel H.S. (coach John Anderson) to a 9-4 record as a senior and an appearance in the 2015 CIF Division II state championship game, the school’s first title-game appearance in 30 years … In addition to first-team all-state recognition, was also a first-team all-region honoree and the Palomar League MVP as a senior … Was starting quarterback for North squad in 2016 Blue-Grey All-American Bowl in Tampa … Amassed 2,104 total yards (1,456 passing, 648 rushing) and 25 touchdowns (13 passing, 12 rushing) as a junior … Three-time first-team all-conference honoree … Holds virtually every school record
for a passer, including passing yards, touchdown passes and completion percentage … Three-year team captain … Was also a four-year letterwinner and three-year team captain as a shooting guard in basketball … Two-year letterwinner and one-year team captain as a sprinter in track and field … President of Mount Carmel’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Personal: Full name is Lucas Donnell Johnson … Born Dec. 3, 1997 … Son of Lucas “Jackie” and Cathy Johnson … Has an older sister … Father, Jackie Johnson, played professional football for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers … Sister, Alix Johnson, played softball at Arizona State … Lucas started playing football at age four … Majoring in literature, media and communication.
Rushing Attempts: 1 vs. No. 7 Georgia, Nov. 25, 2017
Rushing Yards: 1 yard vs. No. 7 Georgia, Nov. 25, 2017
Longest Rush: 1 yard vs. No. 7 Georgia, Nov. 25, 2017