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#3 James Johnson
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 197
Year: Senior
Hometown: Valley Center, Calif.
High School: Valley Center
Experience: 3 Letters

2012: Missed the season due to an injury suffered during fall camp.

2011: Played in 11 of the Huskies' 13 games, starting four games (Nebraska, Utah, Arizona, Colorado) at wide receiver ... top game of the season came at Nebraska, when he had six catches for 108 yards and two touchdowns, all season highs ... caught five passes for 61 yards in the win over Colorado ... four receptions for 29 yards and a TD in the win over EWU ... three receptions for 27 yards at Stanford ... three catches for 37 yards at Utah ... two receptions for 36 yards, including a 12-yard touchdown catch, in the Alamo Bowl vs. Baylor ... two catches each vs. Hawai'i and California.

2010: Played in seven of the Huskies' 13 games as a wide receiver and on special teams ... lone pass reception of the year was a three-yard catch vs. Syracuse.

2009: Played in all 12 games, starting seven at one wide receiver spot ... named to The Sporting News' freshman All-Pac-10 team ... finished the season with 39 receptions for 422 yards ... one of 10 Husky true freshmen to play in 2009 ... started the first game of his career in the season-opener vs. LSU ... caught a 17-yard touchdown from Jake Locker in his first career reception ... finished the LSU game with six receptions for 63 yards ... also caught a TD pass vs. Idaho the following week, becoming the first UW true freshman receiver ever to score TDs in the first two games of his freshman season ... had seven catches for 72 yards, both season-highs, in the Huskies' 16-13 win over No. 3 USC ... seven receptions for 66 yards and one touchdown vs. Oregon ... six catches for 29 yards at Arizona State ... three grabs for 37 yards at Stanford ... two receptions for 59 yards, including a season-long 37-yarder on a crucial fourth-quarter play, at Notre Dame ... two receptions vs. Cal and one each against Arizona, UCLA and Oregon State.

HIGH SCHOOL: Notched 2,930 receiving yards in his career, setting a San Diego Section record ... a wide receiver and cornerback ... as a wide receiver, earned first-team all-state honors from calhisports.com... also first-team all-Southern California by Golden State Sports ... also a first-team all-league corner ... led Valley Center to the CIF San Diego Section Division IV championship, its fourth in five seasons ... team went 11-2 overall as a senior, beating Imperial and Coronado in the quarters and semis before taking down Madison in the title game also won the section title his junior year, when the Jaguars went 9-3 overall and posted shutouts over La Jolla and Mission Bay in the semifinal and the final, respectively ... made six receptions for 164 yards and two scores in the championship game, which was played at Qualcomm Stadium ... caught 57 passes for 1,261 yards and 17 touchdowns his senior year ... named the Valley Roadrunner newspaper's "Newsmaker of the Year" following his senior season ... ranked by rivals.com as the No. 55 overall player in California and the No. 66 "athlete" prospect in the nation ... scout.com's No. 93 wide receiver in the nation ... named the No. 78 prospect in the state of California by the Contra Costa Times ... named the No. 124 recruit in the west by superprep.com ... posted 1,582 receiving yards as a junior ... caught five passes for 124 yards and two touchdowns in the sectional championship game his junior season ... also a first-team all-league basketball player and a member of the track team (hurdles) ... played under coach Rob Gilster ... lived with older brother, Greg Taylor, a former San Diego State football player in the late 1990's and an assistant coach at Hampton College.

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