Vaughan Johnson

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Vaughan Johnson
No. 53
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1962-03-24) March 24, 1962 (age 52)
Place of birth: Morehead City, North Carolina
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
College: North Carolina State
Debuted in 1986
Last played in 1994
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Sacks 12
Interceptions 4
Games 124
Stats at NFL.com

Vaughan Monroe Johnson (born March 24, 1962 in Morehead City, North Carolina) is a retired American football linebacker.

Johnson played college football at North Carolina State University. After college, he went to play in the USFL with the Jacksonville Bulls. Afterwards, he would go on to the NFL and play for the New Orleans Saints and Philadelphia Eagles. He was a four-time Pro Bowler from 1989 to 1992 while with the Saints and also a member of the vaunted Dome Patrol. In 2011, he was selected for the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.[1]

He was selected by the New Orleans Saints in the 1st round (15th overall) of the 1984 NFL Supplemental Draft of USFL and CFL Players.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sheldon Mickles, "Johnson was integral to Saints' rise to elite", Daily World (Opelousas, La.), June 15, 2011.