Montgomery, AL – Former Alabama Mr. Football and Auburn University quarterback Jeremy Johnson is heading back to his alma mater.
Montgomery’s Carver High School announced on Saturday that the former Wolverines signal caller will serve as the 6A program’s quarterbacks coach in 2021.
Johnson returns to Carver after a stint as an assistant at Park Crossing.
— Carver High School Football (@Carver_FB) April 3, 2021
After a successful prep career at Carver, Johnson won the 2012 Mr. Football Award for best high school football player in the state of Alabama. After leading the Wolverines to to a 12-2 record, a region title and a trip to the AHSAA 6A semifinals as a senior, he participated in the highly regarded U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
During his four year career on The Plains, Johnson completed 179 of 282 passes for 2,224 yards and 20 touchdowns while rushing for 210 yards and nine scores.
After going un-drafted in the 2017 NFL Draft, Johnson was invited to attend the New York Giants rookie minicamp. Later in his playing career he spent time with the Columbus Lions of the the National Arena League, the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the CFL and the West Virginia Roughriders of the American Arena League.
Carver High School retired Johnson’s jersey in 2013.