Ira Johnson

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Ira Johnson
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Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1880-09-17)September 17, 1880
Died December 1, 1950(1950-12-01) (aged 70)[1]
Richmond, Virginia
Alma mater University of Virginia
Playing career
1900–1901
1902–1904
VMI
Virginia
Position(s) Tackle, Guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1905–1906 VMI
Head coaching record
Overall 6-9-1
Statistics
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
4x All-Southern (1901, 1902, 1903, 1904)

Ira Branch Johnson (September 17, 1880 – December 1, 1950) was the seventh head football coach for the Virginia Military Institute Keydets located in Lexington, Virginia and he held that position for two seasons, from 1905 until 1906. His career coaching record at VMI was 6 wins, 9 losses, and 1 ties. This ranks him 20th at VMI in total wins and 20th at VMI in winning percentage.[2] He was the brother of Hammond Johnson.

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