Jim Johnston (American football)

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Jim Johnston
No. 31
Position: Defensive back, End, Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1917-04-16)April 16, 1917
Place of birth: Parma, Idaho
Date of death: November 27, 1973(1973-11-27) (aged 56)
Place of death: Caldwell, Idaho
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 193 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school: Caldwell (ID)
College: Washington
NFL Draft: 1939 / Round: 10 / Pick: 88
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Offensive yards: 882
Interceptions: 2
Touchdowns: 8
Player stats at NFL.com

James Everett Johnston (April 16, 1917 – November 17, 1973) was a professional football player, an end and running back in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and the Chicago Cardinals.

Born in Parma, Idaho, he played high school football at Caldwell and college football at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Johnston was selected in the tenth round of the 1939 NFL Draft by the Redskins with the 88th overall pick.

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