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Background Information
NameStephen Johnson
Country of BirthUnited States United States
NationalityUnited States United States
BirthdayAugust 3, 1997 (age 22)
 North America
TeamSuper Novalogo std.pngSuper Nova
Previous Role(s)Analyst
Top Laner
Favorite ChampsBlitzcrankSquare.pngThreshSquare.pngRakanSquare.pngGangplankSquare.png
Competitive IDsReturned, ReTurned
Soloqueue IDsReturned, Big Stevie
Social Media & Links
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Infobox Twitterlogo std.png
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Team History
Aug 2016 - May 2017
Champlain Collegelogo std.pngChamplain College
Oct 2016 - Dec 2016
KATANA eSportslogo std.pngKATANA eSports
Feb 2017 - May 2017
Logo std.pngMischief Esports
Aug 2017 - May 2018
Champlain Collegelogo std.pngChamplain College
Dec 2018 - Feb 2019
Top Laner
Champlain Collegelogo std.pngChamplain College
Mar 2019 - Mar 2019
Champlain Collegelogo std.pngChamplain College
Apr 2019 - May 2019
Champlain Collegelogo std.pngChamplain College
May 2019 - Jul 2019
Logo std.pngWildfire Nighthawks
Jul 2019 - Nov 2019
Misfits Gaminglogo std.pngMisfits Gaming
Nov 2019 - Present
Super Novalogo std.pngSuper Nova

Stephen "Returned" Johnson is a League of Legends esports personality, currently analyst for Super Nova.


Stephen "Returned" Johnson is from Yorkville, a small suburb south of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. Returned is mostly known for his casting work in the North American collegiate and semi-professional scenes. Recent positions with Misfits Gaming and Super Nova marked a move towards coaching and analytics positions while pursuing a Masters Degree.

In October of 2017 Returned Joined KATANA eSports as the starting Support for the 2017 Spring NACSOQ's. He left with the roster 3 months later to join Mischief Esports during their CompleteLeague season. After being demoted to the Sub Support position, Returned left the roster in May to return to his Collegiate team, Champlain College Esports.

In June of 2017 He began shoutcasting as a color commentator for Upsurge Esports alongside Opal and MadMagical while continuing to play at Champlain for the remainder of his tenure at the college. During this time Returned would also begin casting NA Collegiate with Collegiate Starleague, Midwest Campus Clash, and AVGL.

In May of 2019 Returned graduated from college and moved to Los Angeles to pursue his casting career. During this time he casted the B.I.G. League with Bloody Gaming along with the ESL Collegiate Pre-Season invitational. He also joined LEC team Misfits Gaming as an analytical tool developer during their Summer Split.

In January of 2019 Returned left Los Angeles to pursue a higher degree near his family's home near Atlanta, Georgia. Near this time, he joined Super Nova as Head Analyst as the team prepared for their 2020 competitive season alongside new Head Coach Lucien.


  • Played 3 positions (Top, Jungle, Support) and coached for Champlain College during the 2019 Collegiate League of Legends season.
  • Went by the tag "Big Stevie" before 2016, this nickname was given by Returned's high school football coach.
  • Has a Bachelor's in Computer Science and Innovation and will often reference his Minor in mathematics on broadcast.
  • Favorite game is Ace Combat 04 for the PS2.

Tournament Results[edit]

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Returned Tournament Results
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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Returned's Tweet
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 ESL Collegiate's Tweet
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Returned's Tweet
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Returned's Tweet
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Super Nova's Tweet
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Returned's Tweet
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Returned's Tweet