Four GVSU alums will begin the NFL season on 53-man active rosters
Three Lakers garner first-team honors
GVSU finishes campaign 8-3 and ties for North Division title
Spencer's 228 rushing yards leads the Lakers to victory
GVSU head football coach Matt Mitchell and players Kirk Spencer, Charles Johnson, and Charles Hill discuss the Lakers' 35-13 victory over Wayne State on Saturday night (Nov. 3)
GVSU head coach Matt Mitchell, wide receiver Charles Johnson, and offensive lineman Tim Lelito discuss the recent victory over Michigan Tech and the upcoming Ferris State game during the weekly media luncheon at Uccello's.
GVSU head coach Matt Mitchell, quarterback Isiah Grimes, and wide receivers Darryl Pitts and Charles Johnson talk about the Lakers' 46-41 victory over Ohio Dominican
GVSU head coach Matt Mitchell, quarterback Heath Parling, and wide receiver Charles Johnson talk about the Lakers' 83-46 victory over Notre Dame (Ohio)
Postgame press conference from GVSU's 35-10 victory at Northwood.
2011: D2Football.com Honorable Mention All-American...Don Hansen's Super Region 3 third-team...First-Team All-GLIAC...GVSU Offensive Skill Player of the Year...Caught 56 passes for 1,030 yards and 15 TDs...1,030 yards ranks fifth all-time for a single-season at GVSU, while his 15 TD catches is fourth...His 93.6 yards per game receiving was third in the GLIAC and 17th nationally...Ranked 10th in the GLIAC in receptions per game (5.09)...Averaged 18.4 yards per catch...Caught a TD pass in 9-of-11 games...Broke the 100-yard receiving mark five times...Caught six passes for 161 yards and one TD at Hillsdale (9/10), including a long TD reception of 71 yards...Hauled in eight passes for 158 yards and two TDs at Northern Michigan (10/8)...Recorded six receptions for 144 yards and two TDs vs. Ferris State (10/22)...Pulled down five receptions for 103 yards and three TDs at Northwood (11/5).
Prior to GVSU: Spent one year at Eastern Kentucky University, where he appeared in 11 games and caught three passes for 63 yards...Caught 24 passes for 231 yards and three TDs in one season at Antelope Valley C.C.
High School: Prepped at Lloyd Memorial High School in Elsmere, Kentucky...Caught 38 passes for 567 yards and five touchdowns as a senior...Hauled in 26 catches for 600 yards and six touchdowns as a junior...Earned all-state and all-conference honors as a junior and senior.
Personal: Son of Fred and Lisa Johnson...Biology major.