TAMU wide receiver Thomas Linze Johnson found safe in Dallas area


Police said a Texas A&M University freshman wide receiver who had been missing since Monday was found safe overnight.

According to a statement released by the Texas A&M University Police Department Thursday morning, Thomas Linze Johnson, 18, was found safe in the Dallas area around 2:30 a.m. Thursday. Texas A&M police investigators traveled to Dallas on Wednesday to search for Johnson and located him with the assistance of the Dallas Police Department and the Texas Rangers.

No further information is available at this time, according to the statement.

Texas A&M police released a statement Wednesday saying they were searching for Johnson, who had last been seen leaving his College Station residence around 5 p.m. Monday. The statement said Johnson may have traveled to the Dallas area.

Johnson grew up and attended high school in Dallas, where he still has family and friends.

Johnson originally committed to play at UT but decommitted before signing with A&M. During his first season on the Aggies’ football team, he had 339 yards receiving and one touchdown.