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Johnny Ragin III
Player Profile:
Johnny Ragin III 1553037
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 225
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Wilsonville, OR
High School: Wilsonville HS
Experience: High School

Ragin played in eight games off the bench during his lone season at Cal in 2013 before transferring after the campaign. He finished his Cal career with two tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss (-8 yards) and 1.0 sack (-7 yards). 


Career Stats
Game Logs: 2013

Cal Career (2013)
► Played in eight games off the bench all as a true freshman in 2013 and contributed two tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss (-8 yards) and 1.0 sack (-7 yards) before transferring following the season
► Began his Cal career with the uniform No. 28 before switching to No. 4 during his 2013 true freshman season

Freshman (2013)
► Played in eight games off the bench and contributed two tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss (-8 yards) and 1.0 sack (-7 yards) in his lone season at Cal with all of his stats other than games played coming against Washington

Wilsonville High School (Class of 2013)
► A versatile player who saw action at outside linebacker, defensive end, safety, wide receiver, fullback and punter
► Posted career totals on defense of 99 tackles, 21.0 tackles for loss, 15.0 sacks, 10 passes defended, six quarterback hurries, five forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries
► Had 63 career rushes for 514 yards and four touchdowns, as well as 20 receptions for 207 yards and five scores on offense
► Earned second-team All-State honors at linebacker and was a first-team All-Northwest Oregon Conference selection at defensive end/outside linebacker as a 2012 senior when he posted 55 tackles, 10.0 tackles for loss, 6.0 sacks (No. 2 Northwest Oregon Conference), four quarterback hurries, one pass defended and one forced fumble on defense, with offensive numbers of 19 rushes for 161 yards and one touchdown as well as nine receptions for 112 yards and two scores
► Had a career-high nine tackles in a game against Mountain View during his senior campaign, while also recording career highs of 2.0 sacks vs. Milwaukie Academy of Arts and 2.0 tackles for loss against Sherwood the same season
► Had 33 tackles, 8.0 tackles for loss, 4.0 sacks (No. 2 Northwest Oregon Conference), seven passes defended and two quarterback hurries on defense during his 2011 junior campaign, while adding 350 yards rushing and three scores on the ground over 43 carries, and 11 receptions for 95 yards and three touchdowns on offense
► Served as the team’s punter during his sophomore, junior and senior seasons, averaging a career best 37.8 yards per punt as a junior
► Team posted a 27-15 overall record and 18-3 Northwest Oregon Conference mark on its way to three consecutive Oregon Boys State Football playoff appearances during his three varsity seasons, finishing fourth as a junior and fifth during his senior campaign
► Named the 2012 Oregon Nike Football Training Camp Linebacker MVP, where he also made the all-camp team and was named by 247Sports as the No. 3 player overall at the event
► Won the SPARQ combine in Oregon with a mark of 111.48 and then improved it to 112.28 (24th best score in the nation) during a strong performance at “The Opening” in July of 2012 when he also played on the camp’s winning 7 on 7 team
► Participated in the U.S. Army All-American Combine in January of 2012
► Also played baseball and participated in track and field
► Won the state title in the javelin and was on the winning 4x100 meter team at the state track and field meet during his 2013 senior campaign
► Track and field team won Northwest Oregon Conference titles during both his junior and senior seasons
► Finished second at the Northwest Oregon Conference meet in the long jump as a 2012 junior for a team that was third at the state meet
► An academic all-conference selection during each of his four seasons and was also on his school’s honor roll all four years

Recruiting Rankings (Class of 2013)
► A four-star prospect according to ESPN, while 247Sports, 247Sports Composite, Rivals and Scout gave him three stars each
► Ranked as high as the nation’s No. 52 linebacker in the 2013 recruiting class according to 247Sports Composite, while Scout (No. 60) and 247Sports (No. 64) also had him ranked at that position, with ESPN ranking him No. 57 nationally as an athlete
► Ranked by 247Sports Composite as the nation’s No. 647 player overall
► Listed on ESPN’s regional rankings at No. 68
► Oregon’s top-ranked prospect according to NEI and the No. 4 player overall in the state by 247Sports, 247Sports Composite, ESPN and Rivals
► Full name is Johnny Elliott Ragin III
► Born February 8, 1995
► Mother is Ruth Ragin
► Has volunteered at a local food bank
► Intended major is African American studies

Ragin's Career Game Highs
Tackles: 2 (at Washington, 2013)
Tackles For Loss: 1.5 (at Washington, 2013)
Tackle For Loss Yards: 8 (at Washington, 2013)
Sacks: 1.0 (at Washington, 2013)
Sack Yards: 7 (at Washington, 2013)

Last Updated
August 24, 2014

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