C-2 All-State Kicker
seen here kicking at Wakefield, averaged 34.8 yards per punt in 2007.
Repeats as All-Stater
Johnson was named as the punter on the 2007 Lincoln Journal-Star C-2 All-State
Football Team. A repeat choice, Johnson was listed as the placekicker
on the 2006 Journal squad, a testimonial to his all-around kicking abilities.
a 6' 2" senior, averaged 34.8 yards per punt on 28 kicks for the
Lions, nine of which pinned Louisville opponents inside the 20 yard line.
In addition to punting and place-kicking duties, Johnson was quarterback
on offense and was a linebacker on the Lion defensive unit.
Louisville seniors, Dustin Fickler and Sean Ronnfeldt, received Honorable
Mention status in the Journal listing.
which finished the 2007 campaign with a 4-5 record and a first round play-off
loss to eventual C-2 champion Wakefield, faced 10 of the 25 athletes named
to the C-2 honor team.
Journal-Star Class C-2 All-State Team
Pos Player, school Ht Wt Yr
QB Joey Spellerberg, Arch. Bergan 6-1 205 Sr.
RB Jordan Makovicka, East Butler 5-11 185 Sr.
RB Lance Shifflet, Cambridge 6-0 185 Sr.
RB Chad Koch, Hartington CC 6-0 195 So.
SE Trent Shrader, Elmwood-Murdock 6-2 186 Sr.
SE Travis Brown, Arch. Bergan 6-2 170 Sr.
OL Brady Nicholson, Wakefield 5-11 200 Sr.
OL Brent Hegemann, Howells 6-1 245 Sr.
OL Tanner Timperley, Stanton 6-1 265 Sr.
OL Neil Sabata, Aquinas 6-2 200 Sr.
OL Davin Doyle, Cambridge 6-4 200 Sr.
Ath Curt Softley, Perkins County 6-0 185 Sr.
K Victor DeNieuwe, Blue Hill 6-0 175 Sr.
DL Cody Karr, Blue Hill 5-11 185 Jr.
DL Jeff Pokorny, Howells 6-4 285 Sr.
DL Dusty Rhods, Wakefield 6-4 205 Sr.
LB Brandon Faimon, Blue Hill 5-9 165 Sr.
LB Jeremy Meyer, Blue Hill 5-9 185 Sr.
LB Eric Burenheide, Howells 6-1 220 Sr.
LB Ian Miner, Wakefield 5-8 170 Jr.
DB Pat Campbell, Stanton 5-9 175 Jr.
DB Jeff Hubl, Blue Hill 5-9 165 Sr.
DB Justin Blatchford, Ponca 6-0 185 Sr.
DB Kevin Zoz, Elmwood-Murdock 5-11 173 Sr.
Ath Joel Nixon, Wakefield 6-0 170 Sr.
P Tyler Johnson, Louisville 6-2 225 Sr.
Honorary captains — Jordan Makovicka and Lance Shifflet