Class of 2021
Johnson played 132 games during his nine seasons in the CFL. He played eight with the Calgary Stampeders (1989-1996) and one with Saskatchewan (1997), appearing in three Grey Cups, and becoming a Grey Cup champion with Calgary in 1992. He was named a West Division All-Star six times and a CFL All-Star on five occasions.
A model of consistency, Johnson is credited with 99 sacks, good for 13th on the CFL all-time list. The CFL’s sack leader in 1991 and 1994, he recorded nine or more sacks in eight of his nine seasons. The Munroe, Louisiana native was named the West Division Most Outstanding Defensive player in 1991, following a 15-sack season. Johnson also had 288 tackles, eight fumble recoveries and an interception.