Ty Marquise Johnson is a running back with the New York Jets of the National Football League in the sport of American football. He attended Maryland University and was on the football team.
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 in both the running back and defensive back positions.
Johnson led the Fort Hill Sentinels football team to consecutive titles (2013 and 2014) in the Maryland 1A State Football Championship during his junior and senior years at the school.
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.
Where did Ty Johnson go to school?
Ty Johnson attended the University of Maryland and played college football for the Maryland Terrapins football team. Johnson was ranked as the 64th best running back prospect in the nation by Rivals, the 20th top recruit in the state of Maryland, and a three-star college prospect.
Following a scholarship offer from then-head coach Randy Edsall at a football camp at Maryland Stadium in June 2014, Johnson momentarily verbally committed to the Maryland Terrapins. In February 2015, Johnson formally signed his letter of intent to enroll in Maryland.