Thomas Johnson (American football)

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Thomas Johnson
Free Agent
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-06-24) June 24, 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth: Memphis, Tennessee
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 305 lb (138 kg)
Career information
College: Middle Tennessee State
Undrafted in 2005
Debuted in 2005 for the Dallas Cowboys
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Thomas Johnson (born June 24, 1981) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a Free Agent. He was signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2005. He played college football at Middle Tennessee State.

Johnson has also been a member of the Houston Texans and New York Jets.

Professional career[edit]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

Johnson was signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent following the 2005 NFL Draft on April 28, 2005. He played in two games in 2005, recording two tackles. He was waived during final cuts on September 5, 2006, but was re-signed to the team's practice squad on September 6.

Houston Texans[edit]

Johnson was signed off of the Cowboys' practice squad by the Houston Texans on September 6. He played in eleven games in 2006, starting three. He recorded 19 tackles and one pass deflection during the season. He was released during mandatory roster cuts on August 26, 2007. Johnson did not play during the 2007 season.

New York Jets[edit]

Johnson was signed by the New York Jets to a future contract on January 15, 2008. He was waived during final cuts on August 30, 2008. Johnson did not play during the 2008 season.

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

Johnson was signed by the Atlanta Falcons to a future contract on January 5, 2009. He started in 10 games for the Falcons in 2009, making 20 tackles and forcing one fumble. He was waived during final roster cuts on August 31, 2010.

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