Bert Johnson

Bert Edward Johnson "Man O'War"
Born: February 18, 1912
Ashland, KY USA
Deceased: August 10, 1993
Lexington, KY
Position: FB-BB-HB
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 212
College: Kentucky
High School: Ashland (KY)
Career: 1937-1942
Drafted: 1937 in Round 5, #42 overall by the Brooklyn Dodgers

Bert Johnson played from 1937 to 1942 during his career with the Brooklyn Dodgers, Chicago Bears, Chicago Cardinals and Philadelphia Eagles. Johnson ran for 368 yards in his career on 152 attempts, scoring 2 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 17 passes for 270 yards and 3 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1937NFL Brooklyn Dodgers1100.
1938NFL Chicago Bears2150.
1939NFL Chicago Cardinals401435.02085.200.0512.513.3
1940NFL Chicago Cardinals11100.02525.000.000.025 118.8


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1937NFL Brooklyn Dodgers41591.40
1938NFL Chicago Bears371383.72
1939NFL Chicago Bears341.30
1939NFL Chicago Cardinals35912.60
1940NFL Chicago Cardinals6152.50
1941NFL Chicago Cardinals372.30
1942NFL Philadelphia Eagles27542.013 0
Totals1523682.413 2


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1937NFL Brooklyn Dodgers133.00
1939NFL Chicago Cardinals122.00
1940NFL Chicago Cardinals25226.00
1941NFL Chicago Cardinals49022.529 1
1942NFL Philadelphia Eagles912313.765 2
Totals1727015.965 3


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long
1939NFL Chicago Cardinals1451136.563
1940NFL Chicago Cardinals11919.019

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1941NFL Chicago Cardinals11515.015 0
1942NFL Philadelphia Eagles24020.020 0
Totals35518.320 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1940NFL Chicago Cardinals24924.50
1941NFL Chicago Cardinals13030.030 0
Totals37926.330 0

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1938NFL Chicago Bears200012
1941NFL Chicago Cardinals01000006
1942NFL Philadelphia Eagles02000012

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1937NFLBrooklyn Dodgers105
1938NFLChicago Bears97
1939NFLChicago Bears10
1939NFLChicago Cardinals94
1940NFLChicago Cardinals107
1941NFLChicago Cardinals103
1942NFLPhiladelphia Eagles73