Dennis Johnson (defensive tackle)

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This article is about the American football defensive tackle. For the fullback, see Dennis Johnson (fullback).
Dennis Johnson
No. 61, 75
Date of birth (1951-10-22)October 22, 1951
Place of birth Passaic, New Jersey
Date of death 1997 (age 46)
Career information
Position(s) Defensive tackle
College Delaware
NFL draft 1973 / Round: 13 / Pick: 337
Career history
As player
1974–1977 Washington Redskins
1978 Buffalo Bills
Honors Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame
Career stats

Dennis Leroy Johnson (born October 22, 1951 in Passaic, New Jersey) was an American football defensive lineman in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and Buffalo Bills. He played college football at the University of Delaware and was drafted in the thirteenth round of the 1973 NFL Draft.

Johnson played high school football at Passaic High School.[1]

The Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame inducted Johnson in 2006.


  1. ^ Dennis Johnson, database Football. Accessed January 28, 2008.

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