Greg Johnson (American football)
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1997–1998||Prairie View A&M|
|2012||Texas Southern (Assoc. HC/co-DC/CB)|
|Head coaching record|
Greg Johnson is a former American football coach. He served as the head football coach at Langston University from 1992 to 1996 at and Prairie View A&M University from 1997 to 1998, compiling a career college record of 36–49.
On January 31, 2012 it was announced that Johnson has been hired by Texas Southern to be the associate head coach, co-defensive coordinator, and cornerbacks coach.
Johnson was the 19th head football coach for the Prairie View A&M University Panthers located in Prairie View, Texas and he held that position for two seasons, from 1997 until 1998. His career coaching record at Prairie View was 1 wins, 19 losses, and 0 ties. As of the conclusion of the 2007 season, this ranks him 19th at Prairie View in total wins and 21st at Prairie View in winning percentage (.050).
Johnson lost the first 12 games of his career—part of an 80-game losing streak over parts of 10 seasons, the longest in NCAA history . However, it was in the fourth game of his second season as head coach when the streak was broken by a 14-12 victory over Langston University. Tensions over the losing streak had grown so high at the school that the entire marching band was suspended by the conference the week before as a result of fighting between marching bands.
- "New Team of TSU Football Coaches now on Board". Texas Southern Athletics. Retrieved 2012-01-31.
- Prairie View A&M University coaching records
- "Prairie View Agricultural & Mechanical University Directory". The Sports Network.
- Sports Illustrated Memorable Losing Streaks, Prairie View A&M
- Sports Illustrated "It's over - Prairie View finally ends 80-game losing streak"
- Black Issues in Higher Education, "Play ball, for now" Oct 29, 1998
- Prairie View 1998 schedule results
- SWAC Suspends PVAMU and SU Marching Bands