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This is a 2024 photo of Cedric Johnson of the Cincinnati Bengals NFL football team. This image reflects the Cincinnati Bengals active roster as of Friday, May 10, 2024 when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

Cedric Johnson

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#52

Experience: R

Height: 6-3

Age: 21

Weight: 260 lbs

College: Mississippi

Biography

2023 (SENIOR*): Decided to forgo final game of the season and declared for the 2024 NFL Draft ... Saw action in 12 games with 10 starts on the Ole Miss defensive line ... Earned honorable mention All-SEC accolades by the College Football Network ... Tallied 40 total tackles on the season, with 6.5 sacks and 5.5 tackles for loss ... Led the team with 12 quarterback hurries ... Participated in both the 2024 NFL Combine and Reese's Senior Bowl ... vs. Mercer (9/2/23): Started and made four total tackles, one QB hurry and one solo sack for a loss of 10 yards ... at #22 Tulane (9/9/23): Started and made two total tackles (one solo) and one QB hurry ... vs. Georgia Tech (9/16/23): Started at defensive end, recorded
four total tackles (one solo) and two QB hurries ... at #12 Alabama (9/23/23): Registered two total tackles, both solo, in 40 snaps across defense and special teams ... vs. #12 LSU (9/30/23): Started at defensive end, tallied five tackles and two QB hurries in 53 snaps across defense and special teams ... vs. Arkansas (10/7/23): Started at defensive end, posted two solo tackles and one QB hurry in 46 defensive and special teams snaps ... at Auburn (10/21/23): Registered five tackles (three solo) and 1.5 sacks for a loss of eight yards in 42 defensive and special teams snaps ... Rated best at pass rushing per PFF (72.9 grade) ... Named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week ... vs. Vanderbilt (10/28/23): Started at defensive end, notched a career-high seven tackles (four solo), 2.0 TFL for 12 yards, a sack for six yards and two QB hurries ... Ranked second in pass rushing per PFF (90.0 grade) ... Named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week ... vs. Texas A&M (11/4/23): Started at defensive end, notched two solo tackles, one sack fumble, one pass breakup and one QB hurry ... at #1 Georgia (11/11/23): Started at DE, assisted on one tackle in 37 total snaps ... vs. ULM (11/18/23): Started at defensive end, made five total tackles (one solo), had one total sack, one pass breakup and one QB hurry ... at Mississippi State (11/23/23): Started at defensive end, assisted on one tackle and added one pass breakup and one QB hurry in 67 total snaps ... Reese's Senior Bowl Watch List ... Chucky Mullins Courage Award winner ... Bednarik Award Watch List ... Preseason All-SEC first team (Phil Steele) … Preseason AllSEC third team (Athlon, Lindy's).

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