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Johnny Broadnax
Biographical details
Born(1904-01-10)January 10, 1904
Alabama
DiedNovember 22, 1986(1986-11-22) (aged 82)
Athens, Georgia
Alma materUniversity of Georgia
Playing career
Position(s)Quarterback
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
*National championship (1927)

John Ellis "Johnny" Broadnax (January 10, 1904 – November 22, 1986) was an American football player and coach.

Athletic careerEdit

PlayerEdit

Broadnax played quarterback for the University School for Boys in Stone Mountain, Georgia. He led Bluebirds to a state title as a senior. Pup Phillips was coach.[1]

He then went on to play for The University of Georgia. Broadnax was quarterback for the 1927 Georgia Bulldogs "dream and wonder team" which defeated Yale on October 8, 1927.[2][3][4][5]

CoachingEdit

Broadnax coached Georgia Military College, and led the school to a state title in 1929.[6]

He returned to his alma mater as a freshman coach in the 1930s and, an assistant athletic director from 1938 to 1948.[7][8]

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

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