Michael Johnson (born May 9, 1984 in Austin, Texas) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the seventh round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Arizona.
He has also been a member of the Detroit Lions.
Johnson played in 21 games with 14 starts at Arizona after transferring from Tyler Junior College. Was credited with 107 tackles (75 solo) and had 5 interceptions, 5.5 tackles for losses, a forced fumble and 2 fumble recoveries. In 2006, started all 10 games in which he played at strong safety , he earned All-Pac 10 2nd-team honors and finished 5th on the team with 47 tackles (35 solo), including 1 stop for a 7-yard loss. He caused and recovered 1 fumble, deflected 4 passes and intercepted another.