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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 1959 Touchdown Log

3 Touchdowns

2 Rushing, 1 Receiving, Long of 13 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Lions3
Bears2
Rams1
Home2
Road1
Sunday3
3rd2
4th1
3 or fewer yards1
10-19 yards2
Earl Morrall1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 8 1959-11-15 DET RAM W 23-17 3 Receiving 11 Earl Morrall Lead 13-10 Lead 20-10
2 9 1959-11-22 DET CHI L 14-24 4 Rushing 1 Trail 0-24 Trail 7-24
3 12 1959-12-13 DET @ CHI L 14-25 3 Rushing 13 Trail 0-15 Trail 7-15