Randy Johnson (quarterback)

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Not to be confused with Randy Johnson (offensive lineman).
Randy Johnson
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Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1944-06-17)June 17, 1944
Place of birth: San Antonio, Texas
Date of death: September 17, 2009(2009-09-17) (aged 65)
Place of death: Brevard, North Carolina
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school: Sam Houston High School
College: Texas A&I University
NFL draft: 1966 / Round: 1 / Pick: 16
AFL draft: 1966 / Round: 4 / Pick: 27
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 1976
TDINT: 51-90
Passing yards: 8,329
QB Rating: 55.1
Stats at NFL.com

Randolph Klaus "Randy" Johnson (June 17, 1944 – September 17, 2009) was an American football player. He was the starting quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons in their inaugural season of 1966. He also had a brief career with the Green Bay Packers. In 1974 he played with The Hawaiians of the World Football League.

Johnson graduated from Sam Houston High School in San Antonio, Texas in 1962. He attended Texas A&I (now Texas A&M–Kingsville).[1]

He entered the 1966 NFL Draft, and became the first Texas A&I player to be drafted in the first round. Over his professional career, he threw 647 of 1,286 passes (a 50.3-percentage) for 51 touchdowns and 90 interceptions.[1]


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