Walter Johnson (American football)

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Walter Johnson
No. 71, 78
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1942-11-13)November 13, 1942
Place of birth: Cincinnati, Ohio
Date of death: June 29, 1999(1999-06-29) (aged 56)
Career information
College: Los Angeles State, New Mexico State[1]
NFL Draft: 1965 / Round: 2 / Pick: 27
Debuted in 1965
Last played in 1977
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played-started 182 - 13
Interceptions 2
Fumble recoveries-for TDs 11 - 2
Stats at NFL.com

Walter Johnson (November 13, 1942 – June 29, 1999) was an American football defensive tackle who was drafted in the second round of the 1965 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns. He was a 3-time Pro Bowler (1967, 1968, 1969), a pro wrestler, and played thirteen seasons in the National Football League. Johnson is one of three New Mexico State University players in the College Football Hall of Fame.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/J/JohnWa00.htm