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Gary Johnson

Gary Lynn Johnson (Big Hands)

Position: DT-DE-NT
Height: 6-2    Weight: 257 lbs.

Born: August 31, 1952 in Shreveport, LA
Died: August 4, 2010 in Shreveport, LA
High School: Mitchell
College: Grambling St.
Drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the 1st round (8th overall) of the 1975 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 63 (782nd overall since 1950)
4-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

72 79 97

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #610. Archie Manning… #611. Drew Pearson… #612. Tony Hill… #613. GARY JOHNSON… #614. George Sauer… #615. Donnie Edwards… #616. Jon Kitna… 

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1975 23 SDG RDT 72 14 8 0 0 1 0 0 3
1976 24 SDG RDT 79 14 14 6
1977 25 SDG RDT 79 14 14 0 0 1 0 0 7
1978 26 SDG RDT 79 15 14 1 52 1 52 0 7
1979* 27 SDG RDT 79 16 15 0 1 2 36 0 10
1980*+ 28 SDG RDT 79 16 16 0 0 3 0 0 14
1981*+ 29 SDG RDT 79 16 16 1 41 1 36 0 0 0 1 0 0 11
1982* 30 SDG RDT 79 9 9 4.0 1 9
1983 31 SDG RDE 79 16 16 0 0 2 0 0 3.0 5
1984 32 2TM 16 1 0 0 3 36 1 5.0 1 3
SDG dt 79 4 1 0
SFO 97 12 0 0 0 3 36 1 5.0 1 3
1985 33 SFO 97 11 0 4.0 1
Career 157 123 2 93 2 52 0 0 1 13 72 1 16.0 2 76
10 yrs SDG 134 123 2 93 2 52 0 0 1 10 36 0 7.0 1 72
2 yrs SFO 23 0 0 0 3 36 1 9.0 1 4

Playoffs Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1979* 27 SDG RDT 1 1
1980*+ 28 SDG RDT 2 2 2.0
1981*+ 29 SDG RDT 2 2 2.0
1982* 30 SDG RDT 2 2
1984 ❍ 32 SFO DT 3 0 3.0
Career 10 7 7.0
4 yrs SDG 7 7 4.0
1 yr SFO 3 0 3.0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1978 26 SDG RDT 79 15 14 1 1 6
1981*+ 29 SDG RDT 79 16 16 1 1 6
1982* 30 SDG RDT 79 9 9 1 2
1984 32 2TM 16 1 1 1 1 8
SFO 97 12 0 1 1 1 8
Career 157 123 1 2 3 2 22
10 yrs SDG 134 123 2 2 1 14
2 yrs SFO 23 0 1 1 1 8

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All-Pro Teams