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  Teyo Johnson
Teyo Johnson

Player Profile

Lynwood, WA

High School:
Mira Mesa (San Diego)

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 240



Stanford: A strong, physical player who has fit in with Stanford's intense style of play ... Plays both basketball and football (wide receiver) at Stanford ... The last time a Stanford athlete played both football and basketball at Stanford was John Paye, who quarterbacked the Cardinal from 1983-86 (#3 all-time in school history in passing with 7,669 yards) and played point-guard on the basketball team (1983-86, 88 games, 33 as a starter).

2001-02 Season (Sophomore): A two-sport athlete (football, basketball) at Stanford ... The 2001 Pac-10 Co-Freshman of the Year in football ... Played an integral part in the success of the nationally-ranked Stanford football team in 2001 ... Stanford's second leading receiver during the 2001 regular season with 38 catches for 565 yards and seven touchdowns ... Joined the basketball team on a full-time basis after playing his final game of the 2001 season at the Seattle Bowl (12/27/01) against Georgia Tech ... Caught six passes for 45 yards, including one touchdown catch of four yards from quarterback Chris Lewis in the Seattle Bowl against the Yellow Jackets ... Suited up and played seven minutes (four points, 2-for-3 from the floor) against Long Beach State (Dec. 15) ... Practiced with the football team on Dec. 18, then suited up for Stanford's basketball game against Belmont (12/18/01) that night with seven minutes of action ... The following day, practiced with the football team, then suited up and played five minutes against Portland State (12/19/01) and grabbed three rebounds ... One of five Pac-10 players who made the transition from football to basketball ... The other Pac-10 players who exchanged a helmet for a basketball were Mike Bush (wide receiver at Washington State), Charles Frederick (wide receiver at Washington), Gregg Guenther Jr (tight end at USC) and Peter Hansen (tight end at Arizona) ... Scored a career-high 15 points against Oregon State (2/9/02) ... Tallied 12 points and a career-high seven rebounds against Arizona (2/2/02) ... Tallied eleven points (3-for-3 from the floor, 4-for-5 from the free throw line) and grabbed five rebounds against Washington (1/19/02) ... Tallied eleven points, four rebounds and two steals vs UCLA (2/23/02) ... Scored eleven points (5-for-6 from the floor) and added three rebounds at Washington State (2/16/02) ... Scored nine points and grabbed a career-high seven rebounds at Washington (2/14/02) ... Also chalked up nine points along with six rebounds and two blocks against USC (2/21/02) ... Scored nine points along with three rebounds, two assists and a block against Washington State (1/17/02) ... Grabbed a career-high seven rebounds at Oregon (1/12/02) ... Started his first collegiate game against Arizona State (1/31/02) ... Started eleven of the last 13 games ... Averaged 5.8 points and 4.0 rebounds per game.

2000-01 Season (Freshman): A two-sport athlete at Stanford (football and basketball), who was a valuable frontline player off the bench ... Named honorable mention All Pac-10 freshman team ... Collected double-digits in minutes played in ten of the last 12 games ... Played a season-high 23 minutes in the NCAA West Regional championship game against Maryland (3/24/01) ... Played 20 minutes against UNC Greensboro (3/15/01) in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament with eight points, four rebounds, one assist and a block ... Chalked up eight points in eight minutes of play against St. Joseph's (3/17/01) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... Played 20 minutes against Arizona State (3/10/01) with six points, five rebounds, a block and a steal ... Played 19 minutes against UC Riverside (11/29/00) and scored eleven points along with seven rebounds ... Scored eight points and grabbed six rebounds in 16 minutes of play at California (2/17/01) ... His two three-pointers in the second half helped key Stanford to victory (82-63) at Oregon State (2/10/01) ... Hit .513 from the floor.

High School: A four-year varsity basketball starter, and was the team leader in scoring, rebounds, assists and steals in each of his four seasons at Mira Mesa ... Played point-guard and averaged 24 points per game and racked up three-doubles in the last ten games ... Helped transform a team that went 7-20 to one that made a run in the California state playoffs ... The MVP of the Nike Best in the West Camp, and also competed at the 1999 Nike All-America Camp, the ABCD adidas Camp and the Olympic USA Basketball Camp ... At the 1998 ABCD Camp, was selected as one of the top juniors to compete in the all-star game and was high scorer with 18 points ... At the 1999 USA Basketball Camp, scored 28 points in the gold medal game ... As a junior, was named the MVP of the Washington State 3A Basketball Tournament ... Participated in the DADA Classic ... In football, PrepStar named him the #2 "athlete" in the nation while SuperPrep rated him #4 among "jumbo athletes" ... Played quarterback, wide receiver and defensive end in high school ... As a senior at quarterback, threw for 1,068 yards and eleven touchdowns while rushing 48 times for 411 yards and four touchdowns ... Caught 24 passes for 368 yards and three touchdowns, and as a defensive end, he registered 60 tackles, 14 sacks, two interceptions, one returned for a touchdown ... Named Mira Mesa Athlete of the Year as a senior ... Attended Mariner High School in Washington his sophomore and junior seasons before transferring to Mira Mesa for his senior campaign ... As a junior at Mariner High School, was MVP of the state 3A basketball tournament and an all-state selection ... At the 3A state tournament, he led the tournament with 91 points (22.8 ppg) and rebounds (45) ... As a junior quarterback, Teyo quarterbacked Mariner into the 3A state championship game ... ... A member of the 1999 silver medal winning USA Basketball Men's Youth deverlopment Festival West team ... His high school teammate was Stanford football player Amon Gordon ... An Associated Student Body Representative at Mira Mesa, and also served as a motivational speaker for youth groups ... Received the Urban League's Golden Pyramid Scholar Award.

Cardinal Catalogue: Born in White Rock, British Columbia, Teyo has dual citizenship and tried out for the Sydney-bound Canadian National Basketball team ... Brother of former Cardinal linebacker Riall Johnson ... Another brother, Ahmani, played linebacker for Oregon State and the Chicago Bears ... Has had four articles published in Student Sports Magazine.

Freshman Record Book (2000-01 Season)
2. Season Three-Point Percentage .455
8. Season Three-Point Goals 10
10. Season Three-Point Attempts 22

Career Statistics

Year Gp-Gs 3-Fg-Fga Pct Fg-Fga Pct Ft-Fta Pct O-D-Reb/Avg Pts Avg Hi Ast Blk Stl Min
2000-01 28-0 39-76 .513 10-22 .455 26-40 .650 22-39/2.2 114 4.1 11 15 3 8 273
2001-02 25-11 50-116 .431 13-36 .361 31-52 .596 34-65/4.0 144 5.8 15 23 5 10 419
Totals 53-11 89-192 .464 23-58 .397 57-92 .620 56-104/3.0 258 4.9 15 38 8 18 692

Teyo Johnson in the NCAA Tournament
Year Gp-Gs 3-Fg-Fga Pct Fg-Fga Pct Ft-Fta Pct Reb/Avg Pts Avg Hi Ast Blk Stl Min
2000-01 4-0 10-16 .625 3-4 .750 5-8 .625 12/3.0 28 7.0 8 5 0 2 62
2001-02 2-2 4-7 .571 0-2 .000 1-1 1.000 6/3.0 9 4.5 5 3 0 2 33
Totals 6-2 14-23 .609 3-6 .500 6-9 .667 18/3.0 37 6.2 8 8 0 4 95

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