Melvin Johnson II
6-4 | 246
North Las Vegas, Nev. | Canyon Springs HS/Riverside Community College (Calif.)
Riverside Community College (2016)
A three-star prospect by 247Sports … Ranked as the No. 110 overall junior college player in the class and the No. 14 junior college defensive tackle by 247Sports … Helped Riverside finish 10-2 overall with a 4-1 mark in conference play in 2016 … Named a first-team All-American by the California Community College Football Coaches Association … Played in 11 games … Finished fifth on the team with 37 tackles and second with 9.0 tackles for loss … Recorded one sack in a 59-0 win at Chaffey … Had at least one tackle in 11 games … Tallied six multi-tackle games, including two six-tackle performances … Logged at least a half-tackle for loss in each of the first eight games, including 1.0 in each of the first four and a career-high 2.5 in a 77-7 win against LA Harbor … 4.5 of his tackles for loss came against conference opponents … Part of a defense that allowed only seven TDs … Totaled 18 tackles, including 3.5 for loss and 1.5 sacks, in 2015 … Chose Arkansas over Iowa State, Kentucky and Toledo.
Born on June 8, 1997 … Son of Frances and Melvin Johnson.