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  Alfred Johnson
Alfred Johnson

Player Profile
Hometown:
Washington D.C.

High School:
Sidwell Friends HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 260

Position:
DE

Experience:
2004-06


Getting To Know Alfred Johnson

At Stanford: Was a member of the team for three seasons (2004-06) after joining the program as a walk-on prior to the 2004 campaign.

The 2006 Season: Did not play.

The 2005 Season: A reserve on the Cardinal's defensive line that did not see any game action.

The 2004 Season: Did not play in 2004 as a true freshman defensive end.

In High School: Talented prep player from Sidwell Friends School in Washington D.C. ... Earned all-conference honors as a senior as both an offensive and defensive lineman ... All-conference selection at offensive tackle as a junior ... Did not allow a sack while starting at right offensive tackle as a senior ... Team captain in 2003 ... Helped his team to a 26-9 record during his four years ... Also played basketball and ran track in high school ... Threw the discus and shot and was named team captain in track as a senior ... Co-President of his school his senior year.

Personal Information: Political Science major.

Getting To Know Alfred Johnson

Nickname: Alf, Alfredo, Fredo
I would describe myself as a person as: Independent-minded
What people don't know about me is: Golf may be my favorite sport to play
The reason I love football is: It is rewarding
I pattern my play after: Tyler Rusch (1985-2003)
For me to improve as a person, I need to: Be more patient
My favorite pre-game ritual is: Watching Braveheart
My greatest athletic moment is: Yet to come
The teammate I admire the most is: Garrett Moore
My favorite stadium in which to play is: Stanford Stadium
A friend from another college football team is: Bradley Pearson (Amherst), Rhody Collins (Trinity)
The reason I chose Stanford University is: Academics, weather, atmosphere
Since coming to Stanford, I have learned: To be more self-reliant
My favorite class at Stanford is: PoliSci 2
My least favorite class at Stanford is: PoliSci 1
What sets Stanford apart from other college football programs: Community
The sports team I followed when I was younger: The Washington Redskins
When I played football as a kid, I pretended to be: Darrell Green
The athlete I admire most is: Lance Armstrong
If I could spend a day with anyone, it would be: My grandfather, Alfred I. Johnson
The three people in history I admire most are: Martin Luther King Jr., Alexander Hamilton and Theodore Roosevelt
Best book I have read: Seabiscuit
Favorite Food: Steak
Least Favorite Food: Cream Cheese
If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on: Eggs and toast
Favorite Movie: Silverado
Favorite TV Show: The Simpsons
My ultimate SportsCenter highlight would be: Forcing a fumble on the quarterback and returning it for a 95-yard touchdown to win the National Championship in overtime
If I were not playing college football, I would be: A person with time
After my Stanford career, I'd like to be remembered as: A standout in football and academics
The best advice I ever received was: Always look like you know what you are doing
The person who had the greatest influence on my life: My Father
One moment in history I wish I could have seen: 1980 US-Soviet Union Olympic hockey game
The place I'd most like to visit: Australia
The favorite place I've visited: South Africa
Hobbies: Golf, basketball, cards
Ten years from now, I'd like to be: As happy as possible
My advice to youngsters: Do something worthwhile everyday
If I won $1 million, I would: Invest
The one thing about college football I would change: The BCS

Last Updated: March 6, 2007

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