|Date of birth:||March 24, 1962|
|Place of birth:||Morehead City, North Carolina|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||235 lb (107 kg)|
|College:||North Carolina State|
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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.
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.
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