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John Henry Johnson

John Henry Johnson

Position: FB-HB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 210 lbs.

Born: November 24, 1929 in Waterproof, LA
Died: June 3, 2011 in Tracy, CA
High School: Pittsburg
College: St. Mary's (CA), Arizona St.   (school history)
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2nd round (18th overall) of the 1953 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 41 (2076th overall since 1950)
4-time Pro Bowler (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1987, finalist in 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1983, 1986

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John Henry Johnson 1957 Touchdown Log

5 Touchdowns

5 Rushing, 1 Go-Ahead, Long of 62 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Lions5
Bears1
49ers1
Packers1
Browns1
Colts1
Home4
Road1
Sunday4
Thursday1
2nd1
3rd1
4th3
3 or fewer yards3
4-9 yards1
30 or more yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 4 1957-10-20 DET BAL W 31-27 4 Rushing 1 Trail 17-27 Trail 24-27
2 8 1957-11-17 DET SFO W 31-10 2 Rushing 3 Lead 14-3 Lead 21-3
3 10 1957-11-28 DET GNB W 18-6 3 Rushing 62 Trail 3-6 Lead 10-6*
4 11 1957-12-08 DET CLE W 20-7 4 Rushing 4 Lead 13-7 Lead 20-7
5 12 1957-12-15 DET @ CHI W 21-13 4 Rushing 2 Lead 14-13 Lead 21-13