The Atlanta Falcons have released small school running back Gus Johnson from their practice squad. He played college football at Stephen F. Austin State University.
As a senior, he set the school’s and conference single-season rushing record rushing record with 1,683 yards. With his 23 rushing touchdowns, he tied the single-game school record with 4 rushing touchdowns against Incarnate Word and set the school single-season record for points in a season (138). He also left as the school’s record in career rushing yards (3,907), career rushing touchdowns (51) and career total touchdowns (52).
Falcons cut Gus Johnson from practice squad today
— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) September 13, 2016