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Jimmy Johnson

James Earl Johnson

Position: DB-HB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 187 lbs.

Born: March 31, 1938 in Dallas, TX
High School: Kingsburg
College: UCLA   (school history)    (Johnson college stats)
Drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the 1st round (6th overall) of the 1961 NFL Draft.
Drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the 4th round (31st overall) of the 1961 AFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 100 (123rd overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 4-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1994

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Fine Details  · Last updated May 5, 2016 3:25PM
All-Time Rank: #72. Jack Youngblood… #73. Doug Atkins… #74. Alex Karras… #75. JIMMY JOHNSON… #76. John Mackey… #77. Charlie Joiner… #78. Chuck Bednarik… 

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
1961 23 SFO rcb 37 12 7 5 116 0 63 0 5
1962 24 SFO rh 37 12 8 0 1 0 0 0 8
1963 25 SFO RS 37 13 10 2 36 0 36 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
1964 26 SFO LCB 37 14 14 3 65 0 43 0 7
1965 27 SFO LCB 37 14 14 6 47 0 26 0 10
1966 28 SFO LCB 37 14 14 4 57 1 35 0 0 0 2 5 0 10
1967 29 SFO LCB 37 11 11 2 68 0 38 0 0 0 1 26 0 5
1968 30 SFO LCB 37 13 13 1 25 0 25 0 5
1969*+ 31 SFO LCB 37 14 14 5 18 0 18 0 13
1970*+ 32 SFO LCB 37 14 14 2 36 1 36 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 12
1971*+ 33 SFO LCB 37 14 14 3 16 0 10 0 0 0 1 0 0 13
1972*+ 34 SFO LCB 37 14 14 4 18 0 15 0 16
1973 35 SFO LCB 37 13 13 4 46 0 30 0 8
1974* 36 SFO LCB 37 13 13 3 50 0 37 0 8
1975 37 SFO LCB 37 14 14 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 7
1976 38 SFO LCB 37 14 13 1 17 0 17 0 9
Career 213 200 47 615 2 63 0 0 1 7 31 0 1 141

Receiving & Rushing

Games Receiving Rushing
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1962 24 SFO rh 37 12 8 34 627 18.4 4 80 2.8 52.3 627 4 1
1963 25 SFO RS 37 13 10 6 63 10.5 0 15 0.5 4.8 63 0 0
Career 213 200 40 690 17.3 4 80 0.2 3.2 690 4 1

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
1962 24 SFO rh 37 12 8 4 4 24
1966 28 SFO LCB 37 14 14 1 1 6
1970*+ 32 SFO LCB 37 14 14 1 1 1 8
Career 213 200 4 2 6 1 38

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams