JACKSONVILLE – The Jacksonville Sharks announced today that they have signed defensive backs Peter Tulloch and Terry Johnson.
Peter Tulloch (6’0”,210) enters his first season with the Jacksonville Sharks after leaving the Cleveland Gladiators as a rookie. Tulloch attended Valdosta State University his senior year in 2015 where he played in all regular season games. He made 52 total tackles, two for loss, two interceptions, one forced fumble and a fumble recovery. In the Blazers’ last game of the season against the University of West Georgia. For three seasons, Tulloch played as a DB for FAMU. In 2014, Tulloch made 45 tackles, had three PBUs, two interceptions, and a forced fumble. He’s native to Miami, Florida and attended Miami Norland High School.
Terry Johnson (6’0, 183) enters his first season with the Jacksonville Sharks after half a season this year with the Cleveland Gladiators. During his time with the Gladiators Johnson landed 10 tackles, one interception and one forced fumble. Johnson spent his college career at Florida A&M University where last saw action in 2013 helping FAMU with 46 tackles, three interceptions, three sacks and six tackles for a loss. During his junior year he played in 10 games amassing 26 tackles, three for a loss and two interceptions. In 2011, as a sophomore he tallied five interceptions for FAMU and finished the year with 32 tackles. Johnson is a native of Tallahassee, FL and played for Rickards High School where he was a three sport athlete in football, basketball and baseball.
To make room on the roster, the Sharks released defensive lineman Terrance Woodard and have placed defensive back Schon Thomas on injured reserve. Earlier in the week the Sharks released QB Tyler Johnson and DB Devin Ghafoor.
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