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Duke Johnson Jr.
RB #29
Height:
5-9
Weight:
210
Age:
24
College:
Miami (Fla.)
Hometown:
Miami, FL
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2017):

CAR
65
YDS
285
AVG
4.4
TDS
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 242 1,022 4.2 39 3 170 1,545 9.1 52 5 5 1
2017 CLE 13 0 65 285 4.4 19T 2 56 497 8.9 41T 3 2 0
2016 CLE 16 1 73 358 4.9 22 1 53 514 9.7 32 0 2 1
2015 CLE 16 7 104 379 3.6 39 0 61 534 8.8 52 2 1 0
Recent Games
WKOppResultRushingReceivingFumbles
AttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 PIT L 18-21 -- -- -- -- -- 2 20 10 14 0 -- --
2 @BAL L 10-24 4 21 5.3 16 0 3 59 19.7 34 0 -- --
3 @IND L 28-31 2 23 11.5 19 1 6 81 13.5 25 0 -- --
4 CIN L 7-31 4 13 3.3 9 1 9 47 5.2 9 0 -- --
5 NYJ L 14-17 6 20 3.3 8 0 3 63 21 41 1 -- --
6 @HOU L 17-33 5 40 8 15 0 3 -1 -0.3 9 0 -- --
7 TEN L 9-12 7 26 3.7 10 0 6 45 7.5 14 0 -- --
8 MIN L 16-33 6 33 5.5 7 0 4 10 2.5 9 0 -- --
10 @DET L 24-38 10 54 5.4 19 0 6 34 5.7 10 0 -- --
11 JAX L 7-19 2 10 5 7 0 4 56 14 27 1 1 0
12 @CIN L 16-30 6 35 5.8 13 0 4 32 8 20 0 -- --
13 @LAC L 10-19 7 2 0.3 4 0 2 10 5 11 0 -- --
14 GB L 21-27 6 8 1.3 6 0 4 41 10.3 18 1 1 0

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Biography

Career Transactions: Originally drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the third round (77th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

At a Glance:

Is only Browns RB to record 500 receiving yards in each of his first two seasons. His 114 career catches rank third among all RBs since 2015.

His 61 receptions in 2015 were second-most along all NFL rookies and rank second all-time among Browns rookies (Kevin Johnson, 66 in 1999).

Finished college career as Miami’s all-time leader in total rushing yards, total all-purpose yards and total kickoff return yards.

Completed coursework at Miami the past two offseasons towards earning his degree.

Season Reviews:

2016: Finished third on Browns with 53 receptions, tied for sixth among all NFL RBs...His 114 career catches rank third among all RBs since 2015...Is only Browns RB to record 500 receiving yards in each of his first two seasons...Is one of only four Browns RBs with 50+ catches in multiple seasons...Totaled 872 scrimmage yards (358 rush, 514 rec.)...Helped Browns finish second in NFL with 4.89 rush avg., highest by Cleveland since 1966...In Week 10, recorded 100th career reception, becoming fourth-fastest player (26 games) and fastest RB to reach century mark in Browns history...(10/16) at Ten.: Scored first career rushing TD on 1-yard score in fourth quarter...(10/30) vs. NYJ: Totaled 116 scrimmage yards, tying a career best...Caught six passes for career-best 87 yards.

2015: Played in all 16 games, starting seven...Rushed for 379 yards on 104 carries...Added 61 receptions for 534 yards with two TDs...His 61 receptions rank second all-time among Browns rookies (Kevin Johnson, 66 in 1999) and tied for fifth in franchise history among all running backs...Among all NFL RBs, finished fourth in receptions and fifth in receiving yards...Among all NFL rookies, ranked second in receptions and sixth in receiving yards...Ranked fifth in scrimmage yards among rookies…(10/4) at SD: Started at RB and amassed 126 scrimmage yards on eight carries (31 yards) and nine receptions (85 yards), including a 34-yard TD catch, his first career TD...His nine receptions were most by Browns RB since 2002 and tied for fifth-most all-time...His 85 receiving yards were most by Browns RB since 2010...(11/5) at Cin.: Caught two passes for 38 yards, including 12-yard TD from Johnny Manziel...(12/13) vs. SF: In 24-10 victory, started at RB, rushing 13 times for season-high 78 yards...Helped Browns record 230 rushing yards, team’s most since 2010 (230, vs. NE, 11/7) and tied for third-most since 1999.

College: Played in 33 career games and finished as Miami’s all-time leading rusher with 3,519 yards on 526 carries…Averaged 6.7 yards per carry over his career…Tallied 26 career rushing TDs…Posted 69 career receptions for 719 yards and four TDs…Miami’s all-time leader with 1,288 kick return yards and two TDs on 41 returns…Miami’s all-time leader with 5,526 all-purpose yards…Tied for first in program history with 14 100-yard rushing games…Played in 13 games as a junior…Tied a Miami record with six consecutive 100-yard rushing games, totaling 973 yards over that span…Finished the season with 1,652 rushing yards and 10 TDs on 242 carries…Also caught 38 passes for 421 yards and three TDs…Led the ACC with 2,073 all-purpose yards, ranked fifth in the nation…Started seven of eight games played as a sophomore…Earned All-ACC honors…Carried 145 times for 920 yards and six TDs on the season…Added 14 kickoff returns for 396 yards…Averaged 174.1 all-purpose yards a game before suffering a season-ending ankle injury…Played in all 12 games as a freshman, making five starts…Rushed for freshman-record 947 yards and 10 TDs…Set school record with 892 kick return yards and two TDs…Tallied 2,060 all-purpose yards, marking the second-highest total in Miami history…Earned All-American accolades on the season…Posted six games with 200 all-purpose yards or more and four 100-yard rushing games…Led the ACC with a 33.0 yards per kick return average, ranked third in the nation…Named ACC Rookie of the Week five times…Received the team’s Special Teams Player of the Year Award after the season…Majored in sports administration and completed coursework the past two offseasons towards earning his degree.

Personal: Given name Randy Johnson…Goes by Duke…Native of Miami…Also ran the 60-meter dash for the indoor track team while at Miami…High School: Attended Miami Norland High School…Totaled 1,957 rushing yards and 29 TDs, 14 receptions for 232 receiving yards and three TDs as a senior…Added three kickoff returns and one punt return for scores…Led Miami Norland to 14-0 season and state Class 5A championship in 2011…Also played baseball…Community Involvement: Spent time visiting with military members and helping at local youth football camps…Hobbies/Interests: Enjoys bowling, citing a 220 score as his personal best…Also plays chess in his spare time…Favorite movie is Guess Who and favorite TV show is Impractical Jokers…Lists soul as his favorite type of music and Young Money as his favorite music group.

Career Transactions: Originally drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the third round (77th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

At a Glance:

Is only Browns RB to record 500 receiving yards in each of his first two seasons. His 114 career catches rank third among all RBs since 2015.

His 61 receptions in 2015 were second-most along all NFL rookies and rank second all-time among Browns rookies (Kevin Johnson, 66 in 1999).

Finished college career as Miami’s all-time leader in total rushing yards, total all-purpose yards and total kickoff return yards.

Completed coursework at Miami the past two offseasons towards earning his degree.

Season Reviews:

2016: Finished third on Browns with 53 receptions, tied for sixth among all NFL RBs...His 114 career catches rank third among all RBs since 2015...Is only Browns RB to record 500 receiving yards in each of his first two seasons...Is one of only four Browns RBs with 50+ catches in multiple seasons...Totaled 872 scrimmage yards (358 rush, 514 rec.)...Helped Browns finish second in NFL with 4.89 rush avg., highest by Cleveland since 1966...In Week 10, recorded 100th career reception, becoming fourth-fastest player (26 games) and fastest RB to reach century mark in Browns history...(10/16) at Ten.: Scored first career rushing TD on 1-yard score in fourth quarter...(10/30) vs. NYJ: Totaled 116 scrimmage yards, tying a career best...Caught six passes for career-best 87 yards.

2015: Played in all 16 games, starting seven...Rushed for 379 yards on 104 carries...Added 61 receptions for 534 yards with two TDs...His 61 receptions rank second all-time among Browns rookies (Kevin Johnson, 66 in 1999) and tied for fifth in franchise history among all running backs...Among all NFL RBs, finished fourth in receptions and fifth in receiving yards...Among all NFL rookies, ranked second in receptions and sixth in receiving yards...Ranked fifth in scrimmage yards among rookies…(10/4) at SD: Started at RB and amassed 126 scrimmage yards on eight carries (31 yards) and nine receptions (85 yards), including a 34-yard TD catch, his first career TD...His nine receptions were most by Browns RB since 2002 and tied for fifth-most all-time...His 85 receiving yards were most by Browns RB since 2010...(11/5) at Cin.: Caught two passes for 38 yards, including 12-yard TD from Johnny Manziel...(12/13) vs. SF: In 24-10 victory, started at RB, rushing 13 times for season-high 78 yards...Helped Browns record 230 rushing yards, team’s most since 2010 (230, vs. NE, 11/7) and tied for third-most since 1999.

College: Played in 33 career games and finished as Miami’s all-time leading rusher with 3,519 yards on 526 carries…Averaged 6.7 yards per carry over his career…Tallied 26 career rushing TDs…Posted 69 career receptions for 719 yards and four TDs…Miami’s all-time leader with 1,288 kick return yards and two TDs on 41 returns…Miami’s all-time leader with 5,526 all-purpose yards…Tied for first in program history with 14 100-yard rushing games…Played in 13 games as a junior…Tied a Miami record with six consecutive 100-yard rushing games, totaling 973 yards over that span…Finished the season with 1,652 rushing yards and 10 TDs on 242 carries…Also caught 38 passes for 421 yards and three TDs…Led the ACC with 2,073 all-purpose yards, ranked fifth in the nation…Started seven of eight games played as a sophomore…Earned All-ACC honors…Carried 145 times for 920 yards and six TDs on the season…Added 14 kickoff returns for 396 yards…Averaged 174.1 all-purpose yards a game before suffering a season-ending ankle injury…Played in all 12 games as a freshman, making five starts…Rushed for freshman-record 947 yards and 10 TDs…Set school record with 892 kick return yards and two TDs…Tallied 2,060 all-purpose yards, marking the second-highest total in Miami history…Earned All-American accolades on the season…Posted six games with 200 all-purpose yards or more and four 100-yard rushing games…Led the ACC with a 33.0 yards per kick return average, ranked third in the nation…Named ACC Rookie of the Week five times…Received the team’s Special Teams Player of the Year Award after the season…Majored in sports administration and completed coursework the past two offseasons towards earning his degree.

Personal: Given name Randy Johnson…Goes by Duke…Native of Miami…Also ran the 60-meter dash for the indoor track team while at Miami…High School: Attended Miami Norland High School…Totaled 1,957 rushing yards and 29 TDs, 14 receptions for 232 receiving yards and three TDs as a senior…Added three kickoff returns and one punt return for scores…Led Miami Norland to 14-0 season and state Class 5A championship in 2011…Also played baseball…Community Involvement: Spent time visiting with military members and helping at local youth football camps…Hobbies/Interests: Enjoys bowling, citing a 220 score as his personal best…Also plays chess in his spare time…Favorite movie is Guess Who and favorite TV show is Impractical Jokers…Lists soul as his favorite type of music and Young Money as his favorite music group.

 

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