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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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Courier Mail

Courier Mail
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 17:10:48 -0800

The retirement of both Hobbs and his neighbour Vaughan Johnson in Gregory are the more conspicuous sign posts on the state's journey away from the Bjelke-Petersen era. It marks our progression from the old Queensland Country Party to the sleek ...

ABC Local

ABC Local
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:35:19 -0800

LNP candidate Lachlan Millar provided the most firey moment of the debate as he fiercely defended retiring MP Vaughan Johnson. Fellow candidate Ross Stockham had suggested that Mr Johnson had been silenced in parliament by his own party. "I've had a ...
Queensland Country Life
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:56:15 -0800

In the seat of Gregory, newly elected MP Lachlan Millar, who replaces the retired sitting member Vaughan Johnson, has a comfortable majority over his nearest rival Cheryl Thompson. “It was a tough, but fair campaign,” Mr Millar told Queensland Country ...

Courier Mail

Courier Mail
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:07:11 -0800

He is up against LNP candidate Lachlan Millar, ALP candidate Cheryl Thompson, Palmer United Party's Michael Linton-Hellier, The Greens' Norm Weston and independent Bruce Currie in the seat held by Vaughan Johnson since 1989. Mr Johnson is retiring.

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 ...

Queensland Country Life

Queensland Country Life
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:10:58 -0800

A $17m Royalties for the Region announcement in Emerald in 2013, is made by Premier Campbell Newman with Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney, Gregory MP Vaughan Johnson, Central Highlands Mayor Peter Maguire and Local Government Minister David ...
The Australian (blog)
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:06:21 -0800

... Longest-serving MP retiring after 29 years. * Vaughan Johnson (Gregory) - Chief Whip retiring after 26 years. * Ted Malone (Mirani) - Assistant Minister for Emergency Volunteers retiring after 21 years. * Rosemary Menkens (Burdekin) - retiring ...
ABC Local
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:44:00 -0800

Retiring Queensland MP Vaughan Johnson says his family has been heavily impacted by his life in politics. The father of three who has held the state seat of Gregory for 25 years says he plans to "get his life back" and spend more time with his children ...

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