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Doug Johnson
No. --     Free Agent
Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: October 27, 1977 (1977-10-27) (age 32)
Place of birth: Gainesville, Florida
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
College: Florida
Debuted in 2000 for the Atlanta Falcons
Career history
 As player:
*Inactive and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Stats at NFL.com

Doug Johnson (born October 27, 1977) is an American football quarterback. He played for Buchholz High School and the University of Florida before entering the NFL. He has played 6 years in the NFL and is currently an NFL free agent. On September 1, 2007, he was released by the Cincinnati Bengals after playing the preseason as a backup to Carson Palmer. As an Atlanta Falcon in 2002, Johnson led the team to a 17-10 victory in a start against the New York Giants. In the game, Johnson completed 19 of 25 passes for 257 and a touchdown. He also rushed for a touchdown early in the second quarter.

He reportedly worked out for the Jacksonville Jaguars in October 2007.[1]

Johnson was also a 2nd-round draft pick in 1996 for the Tampa Bay Rays, playing as an infielder in their minor league system in 1996 and 1997 before suffering a rotator cuff injury and leaving to concentrate on football full-time.[2][3]

College Statistics

Year Comp Att Comp % Passing TD INT
1997 148 269 55.0 2023 21 12
1998 154 274 56.2 2346 19 8
1999 190 337 56.4 2574 20 13

References

  1. ^ "Dough Johnson, QB, Free Agent". KFFL. http://www.kffl.com/player/97/NFL. Retrieved 2008-09-04.  
  2. ^ Gil Brandt (2003-08-18). "Getting to know Vick's replacement". NFL.com. http://www.nfl.com/news/story/6571483. Retrieved 2006-11-13.  
  3. ^ Chuck O'Donnell (November 2004). "Franchise snapshot: Atlanta Falcons". Football Digest. http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0FCL/is_3_34/ai_n6222392. Retrieved 2006-11-13.  

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Preceded by
Danny Wuerffel
Florida Gators Starting Quarterbacks
1997-1999
Succeeded by
Jesse Palmer
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