Dominique Johnson, WR, Minnesota Vikings
Position: Wide Receiver
Wt: 225 lbs.
College: Cal Poly
Hometown: Moreno Valley, California
Born: March 3, 1988
Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent with the Minnesota Vikings on July 27, 2011…waived on August 24, 2011…signed with the AFL’s Utah Blaze on September 30, 2011…signed a two-year contract with the CFL’s Calgary Stampeders on February 22, 2012.
Big-bodied receiver with great hands…deceptive speed…great timing and leaping ability for jump balls…has ability to catch balls high, low or on either side of his body.
Spent the past two seasons at Cal Poly after transferring from UCLA…in 2010, named 2nd Team All-Great West…caught 47 passes for 634 yards and 4 TDs…in 2009, named 2nd Team All-Great West after catching 43 passes for 741 yards and 6 TDs…earned Sports Network FCS National Player of the Week after catching 13 passes for 273 yards and 5 TDs versus South Dakota State…the 5 TDs versus South Dakota State set the Cal Poly single-game record…at UCLA in 2007 and 2008, appeared in all 25 games with nine starts…in 2008, as a sophomore, finished fourth on the team with 34 catches and third in receiving yards with 373…in 2007, as a redshirt freshman, ranked third on the team with 25 catches for 322 yards and 4 TDs…won UCLA’s George W. Dickerson Award for outstanding offensive player in USC game.