Texas A&M WR Thomas Johnson found safe

Texas A&M WR Thomas Johnson found safe
November 15, 2012, 10:30 am
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Feb 1, 2012; Dallas, TX USA; Skyline senior high school wide receiver Thomas Johnson announces that he intends to play for the Texas A&M Aggies during a press conference at Skyline high school.

(Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE)

The Texas A&M University Police Department has confirmed that freshman wide receiver Thomas Johnson has been found overnight in Dallas and is safe.

Johnson had been missing since Monday when he was reportedly last seen leaving his residence in College Station at approximately 5 p.m. Monday prior to the Aggie football team's 5:15 p.m. practice. He has missed practice the past two days.

According to the Texas A&M UPD, investigators traveled to Dallas on Wednesday attempting to locate Johnson.  With the assistance of the Dallas Police Department and the Texas Rangers, Johnson was found safe in the Dallas area at approximately 2:30 a.m. Thursday. 

"We are pleased and relieved to find T.J.," Aggie head football coach Kevin Sumlin said. "Our foremost concern is for the health and wellbeing of T.J. I would like to thank everyone for their thoughts, prayers and efforts in locating him."

Johnson, who played at Dallas Skyline High School, has appeared in 10 games this season, and has 30 catches for 339 yards and a touchdown.

No further details regarding this incident are being released at this time. 

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