2007 (Junior): Played in 11 games, starting 10 ... 8-2 as the starter ... San Diego Poinsettia Bowl Offensive MVP led Utah to eight wins in its last nine games after returning to the starting lineup from a shoulder injury ... injured his shoulder in the first game of the season (Oregon State) and missed two complete games ... named Utah's Most Valuable Player ... finished fourth in the MWC in pass efficiency with a 129.6 rating ... led the MWC quarterbacks in completion percentage (66.5%) ... 66.5% completion percentage is the third-best ever in a season by a Ute ... completed 181-of-272 pass attempts for 1,847 yards (167.9 yards per game) and 11 touchdowns ... 10.2 yards per completion is tied for fifth in a season by a Ute ... threw for 312 yards against Louisville and completed 77% of his passes (24-of-31) ... also passed for over 200 yards against San Diego State (220 yards, 22-of-29, 1 TD) and Navy (226 yards, 20-of-25, 1 TD) ... completed 11 straight passes and 20 of his final 22 throws in Utah's win over Navy in the Poinsettia Bowl ... also rushed for 69 yards (6.3 average) and a score against Navy ... Academic all-MWC ... named to Utah's Athletics Academic Honor Roll.
2006 (Redshirt): Redshirt played for the scout teams while recovering from knee surgery the previous December.
2005 (Sophomore): Second-team all-conference quarterback started in the first 10 games before suffering a season-ending knee injury against New Mexico on Nov. 12 (surgery on Dec. 1) ... finished No. 1 in the MWC and No. 4 in the nation in total offense (337.0 yards per game) ... also No. 1 in the MWC (11th in the nation) in pass efficiency (151.0) ... No. 2 in the MWC in passing yards per game (289.2 average) ... completed 63.6% of his passes (210-of-330) for 2,892 yards and 18 touchdowns ... 7 interceptions was tied for the fewest of any MWC QB ... four 300-yard passing games: 417 yards vs. San Diego State, 384 yards vs. Wyoming, 370 vs. New Mexico and 305 yards vs. Air Force ... 4 TD passes against Wyoming and New Mexico tied the Mountain West Conference sophomore record held by former Utes Brett Elliott (2002) and Alex Smith (2003) ... broke the school and tied the MWC single-game record for completion percentage in just his second career start, completing 85.7% of his pass attempts (18-of-21) against Utah State on Sept. 10 ... made Utah's single-season top 10 in these categories: 200-yard passing games (10, tied for second), 300-yard passing games (4, No. 4, tie), total offense per game (337.0, No. 2), total yards (3,370, No. 4), total plays (482, No. 4), pass efficiency (151.01, No. 5), yards per completion (8.76, No. 5), yards per play (6.99, No. 6), completions (210, No. 6), completion percentage (63.6, No. 6), touchdown passes (18, No. 7), passing yards (2,892, No. 7), passing yards per game (289.2, No. 5) ... team's second-leading rusher carried the ball 152 times for 478 yards (3.1 yards per rush) ... averaged 47.8 rushing yards per game and led the Utes in rushing TDs (8) ... rushed for 70-plus yards 3 times: 98 vs. North Carolina, 73 vs. UNLV and 70 vs. Utah State ... MWC Offensive Player of the Week against Wyoming completed 32-of-45 passes for 384 yards and 4 touchdowns, and also led Utah in rushing with 67 yards and a TD.... tossed 3 TDs and passed for 264 yards in a 20-of-29 performance against UNLV ... completed 21-of-29 passes for 305 yards and 2 scores against Air Force (also rushed for 3 scores) ... rushed for a career-high 98 yards, scoring 1 TD, on 22 carries against North Carolina ... 5-5 as the starter ... academic All-MWC.
2004 (Freshman): True freshman appeared in 10 games as the backup to 2005 No. 1 NFL draft pick and Heisman Trophy finalist Alex Smith ...2 touchdowns (1 rushing, 1 passing) ... pass efficiency of 129.7 ... passed for a career-best 53 yards and 1 touchdown on 5-of-8 passing vs. Utah State ... 2-for-2 vs. San Diego State with a season-long 33-yard pass ... 2-for-2 for 40 yards and a 20-yard completion vs. North Carolina ... rushed for a season-best 55 yards and a TD vs. Colorado State ... academic All-MWC ... also named to the Utah Athletics Academic Honor Roll.
Personal: Son of Stacey and Shonna Johnson ... father played football for UTEP ... two sisters, Bianca and Britteny, play basketball ... mass communication major ... full name is Brian Delance Johnson ... born Feb. 16, 1987.