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OU football: Former Sooner defensive back Will Johnson announces he's joining defensive staff

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Will Johnson

Then-senior defensive back Will Johnson reaches for the ball in the opponent's hands Nov. 25, 2017.

Former Oklahoma defensive back Will Johnson announced on social media Wednesday night that he's joining the Sooners' defensive staff.

"As a former student athlete at OKLAHOMA now on staff I can assure you .... OKLAHOMA takes care of their own," Johnson tweeted. His Twitter bio says he's a defensive assistant.

Johnson played in 30 games for the Sooners from 2015 to 2017, and he started in 17. Before playing for OU, he played JUCO football at Ball State. Johnson got his degree in communication from OU.

Johnson tallied 120 tackles and two interceptions in his career at Oklahoma.

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Caleb McCourry is the assistant sports editor at The Daily and is a junior at OU majoring in English. He's covered football, basketball and volleyball. 

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