Ty Marquise Johnson is a running back with the New York Jets of the National Football League. Johnson spent his childhood in the town of Cumberland, Maryland, and attended Fort Hill High School, where he graduated with the class of 2015.
Johnson was a multi-year starter for the high school football team, contributing to the team’s success at both the running back and defensive back positions.
Johnson led the Fort Hill Sentinels football team to consecutive titles in the Maryland 1A State Football Championship during his junior and senior years at the school which took place in 2013 and 2014.
Johnson received the Area High School Football Player of the Year award from the Cumberland Times-News after both of his seasons, and in 2014, he was selected to the Maryland High School Consensus All-State team by the Maryland High School Football Foundation.
During his two years as a full-time member of the varsity team, Johnson was responsible for nearly 5,000 all-purpose yards and 65 touchdowns.
According to Rivals, Johnson was regarded as a college prospect worthy of three stars, the twenty-first top recruit in the state of Maryland, and the sixty-fourth best running back prospect in the entire country.
What is Ty Johnson contract?
Ty Johnson has agreed to terms with the Detroit Lions on a four-year deal worth a total of $2,691,904, which includes a signing bonus of $171,904 and a guarantee of the same amount.