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Johnson Added to Football Staff as Assistant Defensive Line Coach

Johnson Added to Football Staff as Assistant Defensive Line Coach

Logan Johnson will coach Harvard's defensive line (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Logan Johnson has joined the Harvard football staff as an assistant coach, Tim Murphy, The Thomas Stephenson Family Head Coach for Harvard Football, announced Thursday.

Johnson, who spent last season as a defensive line coach at Bentley, will be Harvard's assistant defensive line coach.

"We are very excited with the addition of Coach Johnson," Murphy said. "With his, personality, work ethic and coaching ability, he will be a great fit for our defense and program in general."

Johnson spent the 2013 season as a special teams quality control coach at Coastal Carolina. His duties there also included breaking down film and creating individual weekly scouting reports for each special teams unit, organizing NFL scouting visits throughout the 2013 season and organizing special teams unit substitutions during games.

Johnson spent the previous two years as an assistant football coach at Fitchburg State, working with the running backs, linebackers and special teams.

A Fitchburg. Massachusetts native, Johnson received his bachelor of science in exercise and sports science in 2011 and earned his MBA from Fitchburg State in 2013. He played offensive and defensive line at Fitchburg State and earned first-team All-New England Football Conference honors as a senior in 2010.

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