Walter Johnson (American football)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Walter Johnson
No. 71, 78
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1942-11-13)November 13, 1942
Place of birth: Cincinnati, Ohio
Date of death: June 29, 1999(1999-06-29) (aged 56)
Career information
College: Los Angeles State, New Mexico State[1]
NFL Draft: 1965 / Round: 2 / Pick: 27
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played-started: 182 - 13
Interceptions: 2
Fumble recoveries-for TDs: 11 - 2
Player stats at

Walter Johnson (November 13, 1942 – June 29, 1999) was an American football defensive tackle who was drafted in the second round of the 1965 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns. He was a 3-time Pro Bowler (1967, 1968, 1969), a pro wrestler, and played thirteen seasons in the National Football League. Johnson is one of three New Mexico State University players in the College Football Hall of Fame.


  1. ^