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Johnson impresses in Charlotte 49ers’ first-ever win

September 2, 2013

When Matt Johnson left the prep football field at Lincolnton High School on Nov. 18, 2011, it would be nearly two years later before he would face another opponent.

He certainley didn’t show any signs of rust in UNC-Charlotte’s inaugural game at McColl-Richardson Field on Saturday.

FB Austin Johnson makes Saints’ practice squad

September 2, 2013

Former Hickory High and University of Tennessee standout Austin Johnson has signed with the New Orleans Saints.

Johnson, who was one of 17 players cut by the Saints on Saturday to reduce their roster size to the league mandated 53 players, will be a member of New Orleans’ practice squad.

He will reportedly make $6,000 a week.

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