Dontae Johnson is an American football cornerback for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at NC State and was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He also previously played for the Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills, Arizona Cardinals, Kansas City Chiefs, and Los Angeles Chargers.
Johnson was born in Plainfield, New Jersey, and experienced childhood in South Plainfield, New Jersey. He went to South Plainfield High School in his first year prior to moving to The Pennington School.
He was chosen to the New Jersey all-prep first-group. He had 108 handles, six interferences along three constrained mishandles in his senior season. He likewise played AAU ball in secondary school
During his junior season, Johnson was selected ACC Defensive Back of the Week for his performance against Wake Forest on November 12, 2012. He was invited to the 2014 Senior Bowl as a member of the North team.
Emerging from NC State, Johnson was projected by some NFL draft specialists to be a third or fourth-round pick, while others extended him to be chosen in the fifth or 6th round.
Dontae Johnson awards
Unfortunately, Dontae Johnson has not won any awards to his credit but we are highly optimistic that the 30-year-old cornerback will grab some awards soon.