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Encyclopedia > Derrick Johnson
Derrick J
Kansas City ChiefsNo. 56
Linebacker
Date of Birth: November 22, 1982 (1982-11-22) (age 24)
Place of Birth: Waco, Texas Flag of the United States
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 242 lb (110 kg)
National Football League Debut
2005 for the Kansas City Chiefs
Career Highlights and Awards
Career History
College: Texas
NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15
 Teams:
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Derrick O'Hara Johnson (born November 11, 1982 in Waco, Texas) is an American football linebacker drafted fifteenth overall in the 2005 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs. He attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he received the Bronko Nagurski Trophy as the nation’s top defensive player and the Dick Butkus Award as the nation's top linebacker in 2004. City Kansas City, Missouri Team colors Red, white and gold Head Coach Herman Edwards Owner The Hunt Family (Clark Hunt, chairman)[1] General manager Carl Peterson Mascot K.C. Wolf (1989-present) Warpaint (1963-1988) League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League... In team sports, the squad number, shirt number, jersey number, sweater number, or uniform number is the number worn on a players uniform. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 326th day of the year (327th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... For the Branch Davidian siege in Waco, Texas, see Waco Siege. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The 2005 National Football League regular season began on Thursday, September 8, 2005 and ended on Sunday, January 1, 2006, New Years Day. ... City Kansas City, Missouri Team colors Red, white and gold Head Coach Herman Edwards Owner The Hunt Family (Clark Hunt, chairman)[1] General manager Carl Peterson Mascot K.C. Wolf (1989-present) Warpaint (1963-1988) League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League... Mack Lee Hill American football Player born August 17, 1940 died December 12, 1965. ... The Dick Butkus Award, instituted in 1985, is given annually to the top linebacker in college football. ... The Bronko Nagurski Trophy has been awarded annually since 1993 to the best all-around defensive college football player. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... Head Coach Mack Brown 9th Year, 92-22 Home Stadium Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium Capacity 85,123 - Grass Conference Big 12 - South First Year 1893 Athletic Director DeLoss Dodds Website MackBrown-TexasFootball. ... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting[1]) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ... The 2005 NFL Draft, in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players, took place on April 23 and April 24, 2005[1] at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, New York. ... City Kansas City, Missouri Team colors Red, white and gold Head Coach Herman Edwards Owner The Hunt Family (Clark Hunt, chairman)[1] General manager Carl Peterson Mascot K.C. Wolf (1989-present) Warpaint (1963-1988) League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League... The 2005 National Football League regular season began on Thursday, September 8, 2005 and ended on Sunday, January 1, 2006, New Years Day. ... November 11 is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 50 days remaining. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... For the Branch Davidian siege in Waco, Texas, see Waco Siege. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The 2005 NFL Draft, in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players, took place on April 23 and April 24, 2005[1] at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, New York. ... City Kansas City, Missouri Team colors Red, white and gold Head Coach Herman Edwards Owner The Hunt Family (Clark Hunt, chairman)[1] General manager Carl Peterson Mascot K.C. Wolf (1989-present) Warpaint (1963-1988) League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League... University of Texas redirects here. ... The Bronko Nagurski Trophy has been awarded annually since 1993 to the best all-around defensive college football player. ... The Dick Butkus Award, instituted in 1985, is given annually to the top linebacker in college football. ...


Johnson started every game for the Kansas City Chiefs in 2005 and was awarded the Mack Lee Hill Award by the Chiefs (honors the most outstanding rookie player).


Johnson's apartment in Kansas City was featured on a 2006 episode of MTV Cribs. The old MTV Cribs logo MTV Cribs is a reality television program on MTV that features tours of the houses and mansions of celebrities. ...


For 2007, Johnson is paired up with Napoleon Harris and Donnie Edwards, making a very solid linebacking corp. Napoleon Harris (born February 25, 1979 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American Football player who currently plays linebacker for the Minnesota Vikings of the NFL. Harris was traded to Minnesota along with a first round Draft pick for wide receiver Randy Moss. ... Donnie Edwards, Jr. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


External links

  • Official Website of Derrick Johnson
  • Team profile
  • Derrick Johnson highlights from jcdenton40.com
Preceded by
Teddy Lehman
Butkus Award Winner
2004
Succeeded by
Paul Posluszny

 
 

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