|Vannette W. Johnson|
|Born||May 27, 1930|
Little Rock, Arkansas
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
1 SWAC (1966)
Vannette William Johnson (born May 27, 1930) is a former American football and track coach and college athletics administrator. He served the head football coach at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff—known as Arkansas Agricultural, Mechanical & Normal College prior to 1972—for 11 seasons, from 1962 to 1972, compiling a record of 52–44–6.
Johnson played football at Dunbar High School in Little Rock, Arkansas before graduating in 1948. He then played college football as a quarterback at Arkansas AM&N before he graduated in 1952 with a bachelor's degree in history and government. He also earned a master's degree in physical education from the University of Arkansas in 1961. Johnson began his coaching career as an assistant at Merrill High School in Pine Bluff, Arkansas in 1952. He returned to Arkansas AM&N in 1957 as backfield coach for the football team and head track coach. In 1962 he was appointed as the school's head football coach and athletic director.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Arkansas AM&N Golden Lions (Southwest Athletic Conference) (1962–1969)|
|Arkansas AM&N / Arkansas–Pine Bluff Golden Lions (NCAA College Division independent) (1970–1972)|
|Arkansas AM&N / Arkansas–Pine Bluff:||52–44–6||23–28–5|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
|†Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.|
- ↑ Morehead, Robert F. (June 29, 1962). "Vanette Johnson Named Head Football Coach at Ark. AM&N". Alabama Tribune (Montgomery, Alabama): p. 7. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/32086866/alabama_tribune/.
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