By Anthony Caruso III on Feb. 28th, 2015, 1:50 PM EST
According to the Allegheny (Pa.) County medical examiner, Johnson’s death is ruled a suicide. They stated that his death was from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
He was found on Friday night in his vehicle in Chuchill, which is near Pittsburgh.
“Everyone associated with the Duquesne football program is deeply saddened by the tragic loss of Chris,” Dukes football head coach Jerry Schmitt stated. “Chris was a passionate football player, who was also a great teammate, who was loved by many. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Chris’ family at this difficult time.”
This past season, he had 55 tackles and an interception. He had 49 tackles in 2013 and missed several games with a shoulder injury following a move to safety.
He began his collegiate career at the Gators. However, he was primarily a special teamer, and had eight tackles as a freshman in 2011.
During the 2012 season, he had 11 tackles, a fumble recovery and played in all 13 games. He also had five carries for 35 yards, while helping the Gators to a Sugar Bowl appearance.
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