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For the Australian politician, see Vaughan Johnson (politician).
Vaughan Johnson
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1962-03-24) March 24, 1962 (age 52)
Place of birth: Morehead City, North Carolina
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
College: North Carolina State
Debuted in 1986
Last played in 1994
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Sacks 12
Interceptions 4
Games 124
Stats at NFL.com

Vaughan Monroe Johnson (born March 24, 1962 in Morehead City, North Carolina) is a retired American football linebacker.

Johnson played college football at North Carolina State University. After college, he went to play in the USFL with the Jacksonville Bulls. Afterwards, he would go on to the NFL and play for the New Orleans Saints and Philadelphia Eagles. He was a four-time Pro Bowler from 1989 to 1992 while with the Saints and also a member of the vaunted Dome Patrol. In 2011, he was selected for the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.[1]

He was selected by the New Orleans Saints in the 1st round (15th overall) of the 1984 NFL Supplemental Draft of USFL and CFL Players.


  1. ^ Sheldon Mickles, "Johnson was integral to Saints' rise to elite", Daily World (Opelousas, La.), June 15, 2011.

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441 news items

Brisbane Times

Brisbane Times
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:34:05 -0700

The Queensland Liberal National Party government will lose one of its longest-serving members at the next state election after Gregory MP Vaughan Johnson announced his impending retirement from politics. Mr Johnson, 67, said he would step aside at the ...

Courier Mail

Courier Mail
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 04:53:31 -0800

Gregory MP Vaughan Johnson said the worst drought he remembers was in 1965 when he was 18 but the current situation was far worse. He said all western towns had been hit hard and places such as Barcaldine, Blackall and Tambo were up against a wall ...

Brisbane Times

Brisbane Times
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:48:38 -0700

Just hours after Premier Campbell Newman publicly chastised an MP over his comments regarding foreign drivers, Vaughan Johnson has apologised. Mr Newman said he did not agree with Mr Johnson's concerns about international drivers, which he first ...

ABC Local

ABC Local
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 18:28:25 -0700

A central Queensland mayor says the next member for Gregory will have big shoes to fill, when veteran MP Vaughan Johnson steps down next year. Mr Johnson says he will not contest the next election, after representing the central western Queensland seat ...


Tue, 09 Dec 2014 09:35:24 -0800

The Rams (7-4) needed something out of him while facing an NFC West rival that sat one game behind them in the standings. The Saints were ferocious. They boasted four Pro Bowl linebackers: Sam Mills, Vaughan Johnson, Pat Swilling, and future Hall of ...
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:04:13 -0800

Government MP Vaughan Johnson did not agree with Mr Goss, but said the former premier was always decisive and stood for what he believed in. "It was very informative and a very fruitful part of my life to witness men of the calibre of Wayne Goss," he said.

Courier Mail

Courier Mail
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:00:00 -0700

Retiring MP Vaughan Johnson also accused Mr Abbott's inner circle of not understanding the realities of driving and transport in regional and rural Queensland. “It seems if you're a government in Canberra, you can do what you like,” he told the Parliament.
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:15:00 -0800

T Zach Strief appeared in his 120th career game, moving him into a tied for 27th on the club's all-time games played list with LB Vaughan Johnson. The Saints have scored a touchdown in 140 consecutive regular-season games, the third-longest streak in ...

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