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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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Central Queensland news

Central Queensland news
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:34:06 -0800

EX-GREGORY MP Vaughan Johnson addressed the mayors and councillors he worked so closely with and gave some parting advice to his successor, Lachlan Millar. Mr Johnson gave a wrap-up of his 25 years in Queensland Parliament and added some ...

ABC Online (blog)

ABC Online (blog)
Sun, 08 Feb 2015 15:48:45 -0800

IMG_2504 The retiring member for Gregory Vaughan Johnson spoke to a gathering of local government leaders at the end of last week in a speech that was at times a light hearted look back at his time in public life, but also a serious warning for our ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Reporter

The Reporter
Fri, 06 Feb 2015 11:04:14 -0800

RETIRING LNP stalwart Vaughan Johnson has labelled Saturday's meeting to determine former premier Campbell Newman's successor as "premature". With postal votes still coming in, the Gregory MP of 25 years said it was too soon to decide who should ...

Selma Times-Journal

Selma Times-Journal
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 22:00:00 -0800

“I would especially like to give a special thank you to Mrs. [Vaughan] Johnson and all of the people on my route.” James Roberts, USPS supervisor of customer service, knows first hand how important Roscoe is to the post service and the people on his route.

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 ...

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