NEWPORT BEACH, CA. – Antonio Johnson of Texas A&M has been named the Lott IMPACT® Trophy Player of the Week for the fourth week of the 2022 college football season.
The sophomore defensive back compiled a game high 13 tackles in the Aggies 23-21 win over then #10 Arkansas on Saturday.
Johnson is from East St Louis, IL where he was an Army All-American out of East St Louis High School. Johnson was an All-SEC 2nd team pick last season and entered this year as a preseason All-American. Johnson was also named “Most Dependable” at Texas A&M and was acknowledged as the team’s top defensive playmaker.
The Lott IMPACT® Trophy is awarded annually to individuals who demonstrate excellence in the field of athletics and recognizes college football’s Defensive Player of the Year who best exemplifies the IMPACT acronym: Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community and Tenacity.
The mission of The Pacific Club IMPACT® Foundation is to recognize and support both national and local charities that serve the youth of America with a focus on education and have a positive IMPACT® on the lives of young men and women.
Other nominees for the Lott IMPACT® Trophy Player of the Week in Week 4:
WILL ANDERSON Jr., LB, Alabama, Jr.
2.5 sacks, part of a 5 tackle day, with 3 for a loss in 55-3 win over Vanderbilt.
JEREMY BANKS, LB, Tennessee, Sr.
Recovered a 4th quarter fumble, made 7 tackles and broke up a pass in 38-33 win over Florida.
DERICK HALL, DL, Auburn, Sr.
Had an interception with 2 sacks, among 3 tackles for a loss in Tigers 17-14 win over Missouri.
TRENTON SIMPSON, LB, Clemson, Jr.
Forced a fumble, made 8 tackles & broke up a pass in 51-45 double OT win over Wake Forest.
ZION TUPUOLA-FETUI, DE, Washington, Jr.
4 tackles, 2.5 for a loss, including 1.5 sacks with a forced fumble in 40-22 win over Stanford.
Previous Winners of the Lott IMPACT® Trophy:
2004 – David Pollack, Georgia
2005 – DeMeco Ryans, Alabama
2006 – Dante Hughes, Cal
2007 – Glenn Dorsey, LSU
2008 – James Laurinaitis, Ohio State
2009 – Jerry Hughes, TCU
2010 – J.J. Watt, Wisconsin
2011 – Luke Kuechly, Boston College
2012 – Manti Te’o, Notre Dame
2013 – Anthony Barr, UCLA
2014 – Eric Kendricks, UCLA
2015 – Carl Nassib, Penn State
2016 – Jabrill Peppers, Michigan
2017 – Josey Jewell, Iowa
2018 – Josh Allen, Kentucky
2019 – Derek Brown, Auburn
2020 – Paddy Fisher, Northwestern
2021 – Aidan Hutchinson, Michigan