Charley Johnson

Charles Lane Johnson
Born: November 22, 1938
Big Spring, TX USA
Position: QB
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 200
College: Schreiner College, New Mexico St.
High School: Big Spring (TX)
Career: 1961-1975
Drafted: 1960 in Round 10, #109 overall by the St. Louis Cardinals
Drafted: 1961 in Round 8, #63 overall (AFL) by the San Diego Chargers

Charley Johnson played from 1961 to 1975 during his career with the Denver Broncos, Houston Oilers and St. Louis Cardinals. Johnson threw for 24,410 yards in his career, completing 1,737 of 3,392 passes with 170 touchdowns and 181 interceptions. He also ran for 539 yards in 196 attempts with 10 rushing touchdowns.

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
1961NFL St. Louis Cardinals13538.5513.900.0215.416 10.9
1962NFL St. Louis Cardinals30815048.724407.9165.2206.586 65.9
1963NFL St. Louis Cardinals42322252.532807.8286.6215.078 79.5
1964NFL St. Louis Cardinals42022353.130457.2215.0245.778 69.4
1965NFL St. Louis Cardinals32215548.124397.6185.6154.778 73.0
1966NFL St. Louis Cardinals20510350.213346.5104.9115.469 65.0
1967NFL St. Louis Cardinals291241.41625.613.4310.336 31.8
1968NFL St. Louis Cardinals672943.33304.911.511.530 57.4
1969NFL St. Louis Cardinals26013150.418477.1135.0135.084 1110169.5
1970NFL Houston Oilers28114451.216525.972.5124.363 1512459.8
1971NFL Houston Oilers944648.95926.333.277.470 86148.7
1972NFL Denver Broncos23813255.517837.5145.9145.960 128274.6
1973NFL Denver Broncos34618453.224657.1205.8174.962 2617774.9
1974NFL Denver Broncos24413655.719698.1135.393.773 3627084.5
1975NFL Denver Broncos1426545.810217.253.5128.590 107946.7
Totals3392173751.2244107.21705.01815.390 118894


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1961NFL St. Louis Cardinals1-3-3.0-3 0
1962NFL St. Louis Cardinals251385.519 3
1963NFL St. Louis Cardinals411433.516 1
1964NFL St. Louis Cardinals31933.019 2
1965NFL St. Louis Cardinals25602.415 1
1966NFL St. Louis Cardinals20392.02
1968NFL St. Louis Cardinals5-1-0.20
1969NFL St. Louis Cardinals17513.015 1
1970NFL Houston Oilers530.60
1971NFL Houston Oilers200.00
1972NFL Denver Broncos300.00
1973NFL Denver Broncos7-2-0.30
1974NFL Denver Broncos4-3-0.80
1975NFL Denver Broncos10212.113 0
Totals1965392.819 10

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1962NFL St. Louis Cardinals300018
1963NFL St. Louis Cardinals10006
1964NFL St. Louis Cardinals200012
1965NFL St. Louis Cardinals10006
1966NFL St. Louis Cardinals200012
1969NFL St. Louis Cardinals10006

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1961NFLSt. Louis Cardinals40
1962NFLSt. Louis Cardinals1110
1963NFLSt. Louis Cardinals1414
1964NFLSt. Louis Cardinals1414
1965NFLSt. Louis Cardinals1111
1966NFLSt. Louis Cardinals99
1967NFLSt. Louis Cardinals52
1968NFLSt. Louis Cardinals70
1969NFLSt. Louis Cardinals129
1970NFLHouston Oilers1010
1971NFLHouston Oilers144
1972NFLDenver Broncos129
1973NFLDenver Broncos1414
1974NFLDenver Broncos1412
1975NFLDenver Broncos146


1973 - Pro Football Weekly All-Conference (1st Team)
1973 - United Press International All-Conference (1st Team)