Class of 2014 Semifinalist Profile: Jimmy Johnson

 

FULL NAME

James William Johnson

POSITION

Head Coach

DATE OF BIRTH

July 16, 1943

BIRTHPLACE

Port Arthur, Texas

HIGH SCHOOL

Thomas Jefferson (Port Arthur, Texas)

COLLEGE

Arkansas

SEASONS/GAMES COACHED

9/144

YEARS/TEAMS
1989-1993
1996-99

 

CAREER STATS
Team Year W L T PCT. W L PCT. W L T PCT.
Dallas Cowboys 1989 1 15 0 .063              
Dallas Cowboys 1990 7 9 0 .438              
Dallas Cowboys 1991 11 5 0 .688 1 1 .500        
Dallas Cowboys 1992 13 3 0 .813 3 0 1.000        
Dallas Cowboys 1993 12 4 0 .750 3 0 1.000        
Miami Dolphins 1996 8 8 0 .500              
Miami Dolphins 1997 9 7 0 .563 0 1 .000        
Miami Dolphins 1998 10 6 0 .625 1 1 .500        
Miami Dolphins 1999 9 7 0 .563 1 1 .500        
TOTAL 80 64 0 .556 9 4 .692 89 68 0 .567
Dallas (1989-1993) 44 36 0 .550 7 1 .875 51 37 0 .580
Miami (1996-1999) 36 28 0 .563 2 3 .400 38 31 0 .551

 

NFL Coach of the Year

1990 (AP)

CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS

1992 Dallas Cowboys (NFC Eastern Division, NFC, Super Bowl XXVII champions)
1993 Dallas Cowboys (NFC Eastern Division, NFC, Super Bowl XXVIII champions)

HALL OF FAME SEMIFINALIST

(1) – 2014

DID YOU KNOW?

Johnson has won two Super Bowl championships. Only three Hall of Fame coaches (Chuck Noll – 4; Joe Gibbs – 3; Bill Walsh – 3) have won more.
Johnson led the Cowboys to a Super Bowl championship in 1992 just three years after a 1-15 season.
Johnson followed Hall of Famer Tom Landry as only the second coach in Dallas Cowboys history.



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