Spencer Johnson (American football)

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Spencer Johnson
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Defensive Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-12-12) December 12, 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth: Waynesboro, Mississippi
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 304 lb (138 kg)
Career information
High school: Silas (AL) Southern Choctaw
College: Auburn
Undrafted in 2004
Debuted in 2004 for the Minnesota Vikings
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Tackles 303
Sacks 14.0
INT 0
Stats at NFL.com

Spencer Johnson (born December 12, 1981) is a former American football defensive tackle. He was originally signed by the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2004. He played college football at Auburn.

Early years[edit]

Johnson attended Southern Choctaw High School in Silas, Alabama. He was a letterman in both football and basketball. In football, he led his teams to the Alabama Class 2A State Championship in 1998 and 1999. In basketball, he was an All-State Honorable Mention selection. Spencer Johnson graduated from Southern Choctaw High School in 2000.

Professional career[edit]

Minnesota Vikings[edit]

Johnson went undrafted in 2004, but subsequently signed with the Minnesota Vikings. He worked himself into the starting rotation by the seventh game of his rookie season and remained the starting defensive tackle until a knee injury ended his 2006 season on December 19[citation needed].

Buffalo Bills[edit]

He signed with the Buffalo Bills as a free agent on March 1, 2008.[1]

NFL stats[edit]

Year Team GP COMB TOTAL AST SACK FF FR FR YDS INT IR YDS AVG IR LNG TD PD
2004 MIN 9 40 29 11 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2005 MIN 10 29 20 9 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
2006 MIN 14 15 11 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 MIN 16 24 21 3 3.0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 BUF 16 31 21 10 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
2009 BUF 16 43 33 10 2.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2010 BUF 14 55 41 14 2.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
2011 BUF 16 47 30 17 2.0 1 1 17 0 0 0 0 0 1
2012 BUF 14 19 10 9 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Career 125 303 216 87 14.0 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 13

[2]

Key

  • GP: games played
  • COMB: combined tackles
  • TOTAL: total tackles
  • AST: assisted tackles
  • SACK: sacks
  • FF: forced fumbles
  • FR: fumble recoveries
  • FR YDS: fumble return yards
  • INT: interceptions
  • IR YDS: interception return yards
  • AVG IR: average interception return
  • LNG: longest interception return
  • TD: interceptions returned for touchdown
  • PD: passes defensed

References[edit]

  1. ^ "#91 Spencer Johnson". buffalobills.com. Retrieved 2008-06-13. 
  2. ^ "Spencer Johnson Stats". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 

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