Tom Johnson (gridiron football)

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Tom Johnson
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Johnson in the 2012 NFL season.
No. 92     Minnesota Vikings
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-08-30) August 30, 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth: Moss Point, Mississippi
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 288 lb (131 kg)
Career information
High school: Moss Point (MS)
College: Southern Miss
Undrafted in 2006
Debuted in 2011 for the New Orleans Saints
Career history
Offseason and/or practice squad only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2014
Tackles 77
Sacks 11.5
Forced fumbles 2
Stats at
Stats at

Tom Johnson (born August 30, 1984) is an American football defensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at Southern Miss.

Professional career[edit]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2005 NFL Draft, Johnson signed with the Indianapolis Colts on May 5, 2006. Johnson was released at the end of training camp on September 2, 2006. He was re-signed on January 4, 2007, and assigned to the Cologne Centurions.

Philadelphia Soul[edit]

Johnson signed with the Philadelphia Soul in 2008.

Calgary Stampeders[edit]

On February 19, 2009, Johnson was signed by the Calgary Stampeders.

New Orleans Saints[edit]

On January 20, 2011, Johnson was signed to a three-year contract with the New Orleans Saints, a deal that with his signing bonus could be worth up to $1.8 million, said his agent Bardia Ghahremani.

Minnesota Vikings[edit]

On March 19, 2014, Johnson signed a one-year contract worth $845,000 with the Minnesota Vikings.[1]


  1. ^ Gates, Christopher (March 20, 2014). "Tom Johnson Signs With Minnesota Vikings". Daily Norseman (Vox Media). Retrieved March 20, 2014. 

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