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Randy Johnson
File:Randy Johnson Quarterback.jpg
Date of birth: (1944-06-17)June 17, 1944
Place of birth: San Antonio, Texas
Date of death: September 17, 2009(2009-09-17) (aged 65)
Place of death: Brevard, North Carolina
Career information
Position(s): Quarterback
College: Texas A&I University
AFL Draft: 1966 / Round: 4 / Pick: 27
(by the Denver Broncos)
NFL Draft: 1966 / Round: 1 / Pick: 16
 As player:
Atlanta Falcons
New York Giants
The Hawaiians (WFL)
Washington Redskins
Green Bay Packers
Career highlights and awards
Honors: All-WFL (1974)
Playing stats at

Randolph Klaus "Randy" Johnson (June 17, 1944 – September 17, 2009) was an American football player. He was the starting quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons in their inaugural season of 1966. In 1974 he played with The Hawaiians of the World Football League.

Johnson graduated from Sam Houston High School in San Antonio, Texas in 1962. He attended Texas A&I (now Texas A&M–Kingsville).[1]

He entered the 1966 NFL Draft, and became the first Texas A&I player to be drafted in the first round. Over his professional career, he threw 647 of 1,286 passes (a 50.3-percentage) for 51 touchdowns and 90 interceptions.[1]


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