Tim Johnson (defensive lineman)

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Tim Johnson
No. 78, 90
Defensive End / Defensive Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1965-01-29) January 29, 1965 (age 49)
Place of birth: Sarasota, Florida
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 286 lb (130 kg)
Career information
High school: Sarasota (FL)
College: Penn State
NFL Draft: 1987 / Round: 6 / Pick: 141
Debuted in 1987 for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • 1× Pro Bowler (1993)
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com
Stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Timothy Johnson (born January 29, 1965 in Sarasota, Florida) is Senior Pastor at Orlando World Outreach Center in Orlando, Florida and a former professional American football defensive lineman in the National Football League.

College career[edit]

A standout defensive lineman at Penn State from 1983–1986, Johnson was named an All-American in 1986, racking up 33 tackles and 5 sacks. He was a key member of the Nittany Lions' 1986 National Championship team.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts from Penn State in 1987.

Professional career[edit]

The 6' 3", 260-pound Johnson was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the sixth round (#141 overall) of the 1987 NFL Draft, where he played for three seasons. In five seasons with the Washington Redskins, he would win a Super Bowl ring in Super Bowl XXVI and was elected the 1993 Redskin of the year.[1]

Ministry[edit]

In 1992, Johnson joined with former Redskin teammates Art Monk, Charles Mann, and Earnest Byner to found The Good Samaritan Foundation, a philanthropic organization sponsoring various community events in Washington, DC inner-city, community centers and homeless shelters.[2] In July 2000 he was ordained into the ministry, and is currently serving as Senior Pastor at Bethel World Outreach Center in Brentwood, Tennessee. In 2007, Johnson and his family moved to Orlando, Florida to start the Orlando World Outreach Center church.

Personal[edit]

He and his wife Le’Chelle currently live in Orlando, Florida, along with their three daughters, Christa, Kayla, Karrah and one son, Shaun. He is the pastor of Orlando World Outreach Center.

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