Brian Johnson
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-04-06) April 6, 1979 (age 41)
Place of birth: Phoenix, Arizona
Career information
College: New Mexico
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* San Jose SaberCats (20022008)
Career highlights and awards
* 2× ArenaBowl champion (XVIII, XXI)
Tackles     41.5
Rushing yards     300
Rushing TDs     32
Receiving TDs     2
Return TDs     2
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Brian "Horse" Johnson (born April 6, 1979) is a former American football fullback who played five seasons with the San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League (AFL). He played college football at the University of New Mexico.[1]

College career[edit | edit source]

Johnson played college football for the New Mexico Lobos. He was a four-year collegiate letterman and three-year starter for the Lobos. He was also a two-time first-team All-Mountain West Conference defensive lineman selection.[2]

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Johnson signed with the San Jose SaberCats of the AFL on November 16, 2002.[3] He played for the SaberCats from 2003 to 2008, earning Second Team All-Arena honors.[2][4]

He was signed by the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL) on August 18, 2004. Johnson was allocated to NFL Europe to play for the Berlin Thunder on February 7, 2005.[5][6] After having ankle surgery in August 2005, he was declared out for the 2005 season. He was released by the 49ers on August 29, 2005.[5]

References[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

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