D. J. Johnson (cornerback, born 1966)

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D. J. Johnson
Date of birth: (1966-07-14) July 14, 1966 (age 48)
Place of birth: Louisville, Kentucky
Career information
Position(s): Cornerback
College: Kentucky
NFL Draft: 1989 / Round: 7 / Pick 174
As player:
Pittsburgh Steelers
Atlanta Falcons
Arizona Cardinals
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

David Allen "D.J." Johnson (born July 14, 1966 in Louisville, Kentucky) was a cornerback who played eight seasons in the National Football League, mainly for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He entered broadcasting after his retirement as a player.


After attending the University of Kentucky, Johnson played for the Pittsburgh Steelers (1989-1993), Atlanta Falcons (1994-1996) and Arizona Cardinals (1996). He finished his career with 19 interceptions in 117 games.[1]

After retiring, he worked as a sideline reporter with Pat Summerall and John Madden as the lead crew. He worked the NFC Championship Games in 1999 and 2000.[2] He became a broadcaster for The NFL on FOX in 2001 with Scott Graham.


  1. ^ "D. J. Johnson Career Stats". NFL.com. Retrieved March 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ "NFC Championship Games". The Gridiron Uniform Database. Retrieved March 1, 2014.