Ron Johnson
Ron  Johnson


Naples, Fla.

High School:
Palmetto Ridge

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 220

Running Back


Puyol's kick gives UConn a 24-21 win over Maine

Bobby Puyol hit a 37-yard field goal with 11 seconds left.


Soon They Will Be Football Saturdays

UConn will open the season on Thursday, Sept. 1 vs. Maine at Pratt & Whitney Stadium.


The Two-Week Countdown Is On!

UConn opens the 2016 football season two weeks from Thursday night.


Blue Tops White, 28-3, In Spring Game

Ron Johnson had 91 rushing yards -- including a 63-yard TD run.


Spring Game Post-Game Quotes


UConn vs Cincinnati

UConn vs Cincinnati (photo by Stephen Slade)


UConn vs Syracuse

UConn vs Syracuse (photo by Stephen Slade)


UConn vs Virginia

UConn vs Virginia (photo by Stephen Slade)


UConn 13, Virginia 10

Photos from UConn vs. Virginia on September 17, 2016.


UConn vs Navy

UConn vs Navy (photo by Stephen Slade)

2015: Third-leading rusher on the team with 224 yards and is second with five TDs...was part of the running back rotation all season long with starts in the first two games...had a touchdown in each of the first three games...had a season-high 65 yards of rushing in win over Villanova (Sept. 3)...also had 41 yards in win over nationally-ranked Houston (Nov. 21)...had four receptions for 29 yards, including a 22-yarder against USF (Oct. 17)...scored UConn's only touchdown of the St. Petersburg Bowl vs. Marshall (Dec. 26) on an eight-yard run..has played in 25 games in his Husky career with seven starts.

2014: Played in all 12 games, starting five at tailback as a true freshman...led UConn with 429 yards rushing and three touchdowns...capped the season with 101 yards on the ground and a touchdown vs. SMU (Dec. 6)...punched in two goal-line scores in a win over UCF (Nov. 1)...recorded a season-long 11-yard reception vs. BYU (Aug. 29)...carried eight times for 37 yards vs. Temple (Sept. 27)...posted a season-best 23-yard carry at Tulane (Oct. 11)...rushed six times for 48 yards at Army (Nov. 8)...posted 67 yards on the ground at Memphis (Nov. 29).

High School: Played running back and outside linebacker at Palmetto Ridge...named to the Naples Daily News All-Area team in 2013...rushed for 1,522 yards on 255 carriers with 16 touchdowns as a senior in 2013...also notched 18 tackles at linebacker...in three varsity seasons, rushed for 3,343 yards and 32 touchdowns, averaging 6.0 yards per carry...named honorable mention All-State by the Associated Press...also played basketball at Palmetto Ridge.

Personal Profile: Ron Erickson Johnson II..an exploratory major.

Most Carries: 23, vs. SMU, 12/6/14
Most Rush Yards: 101, vs. SMU, 12/6/14
Longest Run: 29, vs. Houston, 11/21/15
Most Rush TDs: 2, vs. UCF, 11/1/14
Most Receptions: 2, vs. USF, 10/17/15
Longest Reception: 22, vs. USF, 10/17/15
Most Rec. Yards: 22, vs. USF, 10/17/15