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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 1962 Touchdown Log

9 Touchdowns

7 Rushing, 2 Receiving, 2 Go-Ahead, Long of 16 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Steelers9
Giants2
Cowboys2
Vikings2
Cardinals1
Eagles1
Browns1
Road5
Home4
Sunday9
1st1
2nd2
3rd2
4th4
3 or fewer yards5
4-9 yards3
10-19 yards1
Bobby Layne2

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 2 1962-09-23 PIT @ DAL W 30-28 2 Receiving 16 Bobby Layne* Lead 14-7 Lead 21-7
2 3 1962-09-30 PIT NYG L 27-31 4 Rushing 1 Trail 20-31 Trail 27-31
3 5 1962-10-14 PIT @ NYG W 20-17 3 Receiving 5 Bobby Layne* Lead 7-3 Lead 14-3
4 6 1962-10-21 PIT DAL L 27-42 4 Rushing 1 Trail 13-28 Trail 20-28
5 8 1962-11-04 PIT MIN W 39-31 1 Rushing 2 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
6 8 1962-11-04 PIT MIN W 39-31 3 Rushing 2 Lead 19-14 Lead 26-14
7 9 1962-11-11 PIT @ STL W 26-17 4 Rushing 5 Trail 16-17 Lead 23-17*
8 11 1962-11-25 PIT @ CLE L 14-35 4 Rushing 6 Trail 7-21 Trail 14-21
9 13 1962-12-09 PIT @ PHI W 26-17 2 Rushing 1 Lead 10-7 Lead 17-7