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Denver Johnson
Sport(s)Football
Current position
TitleOffensive line coach
TeamTulsa
ConferenceConference USA
Biographical details
Born (1958-10-17) October 17, 1958 (age 61)
Seminole, Oklahoma
Playing career
1976–1980
1981–1982
1983–1984
1985
Tulsa
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Los Angeles Express
Houston Gamblers
Position(s)Tackle
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1985
1986–1988
1989–1992
1993–1995
1996
1997–1999
2000–2008
2009–2010
2011–present
Oklahoma State (GA)
UT Martin (AHC/OL)
Oklahoma State (OL)
Mississippi State (OL)
Oklahoma (OL)
Murray State
Illinois State
Colorado (OL)
Tulsa (OL)
Head coaching record
Overall69–66
Tournaments1–1 (I-AA playoffs)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

Denver Johnson (born October 17, 1958) is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the offensive line coach for the Tulsa Golden Hurricane.[1] Previously, Johnson was the head football coach at Murray State University from 1997 to 1999 and at Illinois State University from 2000 to 2008, compiling a career college football record of 69–66.

Coaching careerEdit

Johnson was the 20th head football coach for the Illinois State Redbirds in Normal, Illinois and he held that position for nine seasons, from 2000 until November 22, 2008. Johnson resigned from the program after the Redbirds final game of the 2008 season, a game they lost against Southern Illinois University in overtime, 17–10.[2] His overall coaching record at ISU was 48–54. This ranks him third at ISU in terms of total wins and eighth at ISU in terms of winning percentage.[3]

Prior to coaching at Illinois State, Johnson was the head coach at Murray State University. He was offensive line coach for Colorado in 2009 and 2010, then moved to Tulsa for the 2011 season to join the coaching staff of Bill Blankenship, who had been his college teammate at Tulsa.[1]

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