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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 1961 Touchdown Log

7 Touchdowns

6 Rushing, 1 Receiving, 4 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 30 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Steelers7
Cowboys2
Cardinals1
49ers1
Giants1
Eagles1
Rams1
Home5
Road2
Sunday7
1st3
2nd2
3rd2
3 or fewer yards4
4-9 yards2
30 or more yards1
Bobby Layne1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1961-09-17 PIT @ DAL L 24-27 2 Rushing 1 Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
2 2 1961-09-24 PIT NYG L 14-17 1 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
3 3 1961-10-01 PIT @ RAM L 14-24 2 Rushing 5 Tied 7-7 Lead 14-7*
4 7 1961-10-29 PIT SFO W 20-10 1 Rushing 30 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
5 9 1961-11-12 PIT DAL W 37-7 1 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
6 11 1961-11-26 PIT STL W 30-27 3 Rushing 2 Lead 20-13 Lead 27-13
7 12 1961-12-03 PIT PHI L 24-35 3 Receiving 7 Bobby Layne* Trail 10-28 Trail 17-28