Johnny Musso

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Johnny Musso
No. 22
Date of birth: (1950-03-06) March 6, 1950 (age 65)
Place of birth: Birmingham, Alabama
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: International
Position(s): RB
Height: 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
College: Alabama
NFL Draft: 1972 / Round: 3 / Pick: 62
Drafted by: Chicago Bears
As player:
BC Lions - CFL
Birmingham Vulcans - WFL
Chicago Bears
CFL West All-Star: 1973
Career stats
Playing stats at

Johnny Musso (born March 6, 1950) is an American former football running back who played for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League in 1975–1977. Previously, he had played for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League in 1972-1974, where he ran for 1029 yards in 1973 and was a West All-Star, and for the Birmingham Vulcans of the WFL in 1975 (rushing for 681 yards.) He was an All-American running back for the University of Alabama in 1971 and inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in 1989.[1][2] Musso was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2000.


  1. ^ Smith, Wayne (May 14, 1995). "Musso remains one of the most popular Tide stars". Gadsden Times. p. D6. Retrieved April 9, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Johnny "Italian Stallion" Musso - Class of 1989". Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved April 8, 2010.