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DJ mixes up the hits in Texas

Originally Published: November 10, 2004
By Bruce Feldman | ESPN The Magazine

Despite compiling last Saturday's gaudiest stat line -- 18 tackles (14 solos) and three tackles for losses -- the most impressive thing Derrick Johnson did was something that didn't show up in the stat sheet.

Johnson had NFL scouts shaking their heads when he tracked down Oklahoma State's speedy Vernand Morency all the way from the other side of the field. Johnson got to Morency right as he neared the pylon on a 68-yard TD play on a screen pass. Truth is, these kinds of eye-popping efforts ...

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