Rookie Orhian Johnson removed from NFI list


September 29, 2012; East Lansing, MI, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes defensive back Orhian Johnson (19) warms up prior to a game at Spartan Stadium against the Michigan State Spartans. Mandatory Credit: Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports

The Houston Texans announced Monday they have removed rookie Orhian Johnson from from the Active/Non-Football Injury list and onto the active roster.

Johnson is a 6-3, 211 pound, 23-year old safety from Ohio State.

In four seasons at OSU, Johnson played in 49 games, starting in 23, including eight games his senior season. As a senior, Johnson broke up 11 passes.

He played in every game his final three seasons as a Buckeye.

As for his final season at Ohio State, a team that went 12-0 but was banned from a bowl game, Johnson totaled 39 tackles with 19 being unassisted. Johnson also had two interceptions last season, and a grand total of six for his career.

For his entire career, the safety had 131 total tackles with 76 solo, as he was signed by Houston on May 10.