Melvin Johnson (American football)

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Melvin Johnson
No. 25, 35
Position: Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1972-04-15) April 15, 1972 (age 45)
Place of birth: Cincinnati, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 204 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school: Cincinnati (OH) St. Xavier
College: Kentucky
NFL Draft: 1995 / Round: 2 / Pick: 43
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 168
Interceptions: 4
Sacks: 1
Player stats at

Melvin Johnson (born April 15, 1972) is a former American football safety in the National Football League (NFL). After graduating from St. Xavier High School[1] in 1990[2] and playing college football for the Kentucky Wildcats, he was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the second round of the 1995 NFL Draft. Johnson later played for the Kansas City Chiefs in 1998.


  1. ^ Gamble, Tom; Doug Uhlenbrock (1990-08-23). "Football Notebook" (fee required). The Cincinnati Post. E. W. Scripps Company. p. B9. Retrieved 2009-08-24. ...St. Xavier: DB Melvin Johnson, TE Bronson Trebbi... 
  2. ^ "Class Records (1945 - present)". Cincinnati, Ohio: St. Xavier High School. Retrieved 2009-11-15. Senior ... Melvin Johnson, 1990, Regional Finals [dead link]