John Henry Johnson (November 24, 1929 – June 3, 2011) was an American professional football player who was a running back. He was known for his excellence at the fullback position as both a runner and a blocker.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Henry_Johnson
John Henry Johnson (November 24, 1929 – June 3, 2011) was an American professional football player who was a running back. He was known for his excellence at the fullback position as both a runner and a blocker.
John Henry Johnson is a Hall of Fame fullback who played for the Miami Dolphins, Buffalo Bills, New York Jets, and New England Patriots from 1954 to 1966. He was a four-time Pro Bowler and a one-time NFL champion, and he led the league in rushing in 1957 with 1571 yards and 48 touchdowns.
Johnson died on Friday, June 3, 2011, and upon his passing the Steelers issued the following statement. "We are deeply saddened by the death of John Henry Johnson. He was one of the Steelers' great running backs, evident by being the team's first 1,000-yard rusher in 1962.
John Henry Johnson — the lefty pitcher, not the Pro Football Hall of Famer or the baseball executive 1 — pitched in eight big-league seasons from 1978 to 1987. He enjoyed his greatest success as a 21-year-old rookie. Primarily a starter in his early years, Johnson moved to the bullpen and was effective at times, though he also spent some ...
John Henry Johnson is a Hall of Fame running back who played for four teams in the NFL and AFL. He was a workhorse with 6,803 career rushing yards, 186 receptions, and 330 points. He was a key figure in the \"Million Dollar Backfield\" with Hugh McElhenny, Y. A. Tittle, and Joe Perry.
Born: November 24, 1929 in Waterproof, LA. Drafted: 1953 Rnd 2, Pick 18 by PIT. College: Arizona State. Career Stats Game Log Splits. Running back John Henry Johnson played 13 seasons for 4 teams. He had 1,571 carries for 6,803 yards and scored 55 touchdowns.
John Henry Johnson died in 2011 at the age of 81. At the time, the NFL’s concussion crisis and the growing understanding of CTE led Kathy to consider donating her father’s brain for study. His San Francisco teammate Joe Perry had died five weeks earlier, and with encouragement from Joe’s widow Donna, Kathy elected to donate her father’s ...
John Henry Johnson, a brawny but agile runner and a powerful blocker who starred for the San Francisco 49ers, the Detroit Lions and the Pittsburgh Steelers in a Hall of Fame career spanning 13 ...
John Henry Johnson, 81, a durable Hall of Fame fullback who was known as one of the toughest players in the hard-nosed National Football League of the 1950s and 1960s, died June 3 in Tracy, Calif.