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FAU Football: Tony Johnson enters transfer portal

The redshirt sophomore wide receiver had a career season last season with 411 receiving yards and four touchdowns.
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Erika Fletcher
FAU redshirt sophomore wide receiver Tony Johnson (#0) celebrating getting a first down during the Owls’ 17-10 loss to the Ohio University Bobcats on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2023.

On Monday, redshirt sophomore wide receiver Tony Johnson announced that he is entering the transfer portal.

Johnson joined FAU in 2021 under former head coach Willie Taggart. In his career, Johnson had 669 receiving yards and seven touchdowns. 

This season, Johnson had a career-high 411 receiving yards and four touchdowns. In the opening game of the 2023 season on Sept. 2 at Howard Schnellenberger Field against Monmouth University, Johnson recorded two touchdown receptions.

In his Twitter/X announcement, he commemorated Taggart and current head coach Tom Herman for coaching him.

Maddox Greenberg is the Sports Editor for the University Press. Email [email protected] or DM via Twitter @MaddoxGreenberg and Instagram @maddoxblade04 for information regarding this or other stories

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Maddox Greenberg, Sports Editor
Maddox started writing sports for the UP in Summer 2022 with the intention of improving his journalistic writing. He is a sophomore majoring in multimedia journalism and plans on becoming a sports broadcaster. He is a broadcaster for FAU Owl Radio.
Erika Fletcher, Lead Photographer
Erika is a junior majoring in multimedia studies with a minor in photography. She loves shooting sports and street photography and in her free time, she enjoys drawing, skateboarding, playing soccer, listening to music, and being with her friends and family. She joined the UP on a whim to make new friends and to get better at photography. In her time here, while not long, she's made connections and learned so much about herself already and can't wait to continue her journey with such great people.

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