Johnson began the season with the big club and played in eight games before suffering a strained muscle and being placed on the DL. When he returned he was reassigned to Triple A Round Rock where he has hit an impressive .329 with eight home runs and 33 RBI in 38 games.
Johnson led the Hatters to back-to-back Atlantic Sun Conference tournament championships in 2005 and 2006. As a junior he earned All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball and the College Baseball Foundation. He hit .376 with 11 home runs and 66 RBI. He was later drafted in the 4th Round by the Astros.