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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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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
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 ...
Savannah Morning News
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:22:30 -0700

Tre'vaughan Johnson ran the second half kickoff back 87 yards for the Rebels' first score, and quarterback Shabari Davis ran 51 yards for a score on the final play of the game. “We talked all week about being focused,” Britt said. “We came out focused ...


Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:56:15 -0700

The conservative approach from Otago cricket would have been to source an experienced and proven coach to replace Vaughan Johnson. Instead they recruited Mascarenhas, a 36-year-old who had never held a head coaching role before now.

The Sunshine Coast Daily

The Sunshine Coast Daily
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:52:30 -0700

A FORMER ABC rural reporter is believed to have put his hand up to replace Vaughan Johnson as Gregory MP. Lachlan Millar, currently a media adviser to agriculture minister John McVeigh, is understood to be one of the LNP's Gregory preselection ...
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:15:00 -0700

On defense linebackers Pat Swilling and Vaughan Johnson were a very good duo. All four of the teams who started 2-5 and qualified for the postseason had several players that other teams would want. Are there more than three players on the Falcons ...

Central Queensland news

Central Queensland news
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:01:06 -0700

Member for Gregory Vaughan Johnson described many of the projects in the Central Highlands as "well and truly overdue". "I really welcome the $1.6 million allocated to the Alpha hospital," Mr Johnson said. "Particularly with the coal developments in ...

The Australian (blog)

The Australian (blog)
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 07:05:27 -0700

CAMPBELL Newman also put out a release thanking the long-serving but soon-to-retire member for Gregory, Vaughan Johnson. Initial pleasantries out of the way, Johnson was referred to repeatedly as Mr Gregory. It was fixed later and Johnson probably isn ...

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