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Draft Scout Darius Johnson News
11/27/13 - --WR Darius Johnson was having the game of his life against the Saints as an audience on NFL Network watched. And then he made a crucial error that assured that play, and not his highlights, was what they remembered. The wide receiver's fumble in the red zone cost the Falcons a chance at the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter. The play loomed large after Atlanta's 17-13 defeat. The mistake overshadowed Johnson's six catches for 67 yards, both highs for his young career.
11/11/13 - WR Darius Johnson caught his first career touchdown pass, hauling in a 12-yard strike from Matt Ryan in the third quarter. The first-year player out of Southern Methodist was signed by the Falcons as a college free agent following the 2013 NFL Draft. Since being signed to the active roster, Johnson has caught eight passes for 86 yards (10.8 yards per reception) and one touchdown. He is one of nine Falcons to catch at least one touchdown pass this season. Johnson was signed to the active roster from the Falcons practice squad on October 19. He caught 155 passes for 2,008 yards and 14 touchdowns in four seasons at SMU.
09/01/13 - WR Darius Johnson was released Saturday by the Atlanta Falcons.
04/30/13 - Falcons Add 24 College Free Agents...WR Darius Johnson, 5-10, 175 pounds, was a first team All-Conference USA performer at Southern Methodist University. He was named the MVP in back-to-back bowl games for the Mustangs, including the 2011 BVAA Compass Bowl after posting seven catches for 120 yards with one touchdown in a win over Pittsburgh. - Jay Adams, AtlantaFalcons.com
03/29/13 - 2013 SMU Pro Day: Darius Johnson, WR (5-9 1/8, 177) - Johnson - who was at the combine - ran the 40 in 4.65 seconds against the wind and 4.56 seconds with the wind. He had a 33-inch vertical jump and a 9-foot-5 broad jump. He did the three-cone drill in 7.29 seconds. Kyle Padron, the quarterback from Eastern Washington who used to play at SMU, threw passes at the pro day, which was held March 27 outdoors on FieldTurf in front of representatives from 20 NFL teams. - Gil Brandt, NFL.com