Essex Johnson

Essex L. Johnson
Born: October 15, 1946
Shreveport, LA USA
Position: RB
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 201
College: Grambling St.
High School: Shreveport (LA)
Career: 1968-1976
Drafted: 1968 in Round 6, #156 overall by the Cincinnati Bengals

Essex Johnson played from 1968 to 1976 during his career with the Cincinnati Bengals and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Johnson ran for 3,236 yards in his career on 722 attempts, scoring 19 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 146 passes for 1,742 yards and 12 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1968AFL Cincinnati Bengals261786.841 3
1969AFL Cincinnati Bengals15543.613 0
1970NFL Cincinnati Bengals652734.226 2
1971NFL Cincinnati Bengals855226.186 4
1972NFL Cincinnati Bengals2128253.919 4
1973NFL Cincinnati Bengals1959975.146 4
1974NFL Cincinnati Bengals19442.311 0
1975NFL Cincinnati Bengals581773.115 1
1976NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers471663.527 1
AFL412325.741 3
NFL68130044.486 16
Totals72232364.586 19


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1968AFL Cincinnati Bengals13333.033 0
1969AFL Cincinnati Bengals133.00
1970NFL Cincinnati Bengals1519012.751 2
1971NFL Cincinnati Bengals1425818.467 2
1972NFL Cincinnati Bengals2942014.565 2
1973NFL Cincinnati Bengals2835612.778 3
1974NFL Cincinnati Bengals88510.627 1
1975NFL Cincinnati Bengals251967.830 1
1976NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers252018.038 1
AFL23618.033 0
NFL144170611.878 12
Totals146174211.978 12

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1968AFL Cincinnati Bengals221115.045 0
1969AFL Cincinnati Bengals17855.017 0
1970NFL Cincinnati Bengals77210.336 0
1971NFL Cincinnati Bengals3289.314 0
1972NFL Cincinnati Bengals273.50
AFL391965.045 0
NFL121078.936 0
Totals513035.945 0

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1968AFL Cincinnati Bengals1426619.031 0
1969AFL Cincinnati Bengals1636222.651 0
1970NFL Cincinnati Bengals36822.731 0
1971NFL Cincinnati Bengals24020.021 0
1972NFL Cincinnati Bengals11313.013 0
1976NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers1328722.132 0
AFL3062820.951 0
NFL1940821.532 0
Totals49103621.151 0

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
1968AFL Cincinnati Bengals300000018
1970NFL Cincinnati Bengals220000024
1971NFL Cincinnati Bengals420000036
1972NFL Cincinnati Bengals420000036
1973NFL Cincinnati Bengals4300042
1974NFL Cincinnati Bengals010006
1975NFL Cincinnati Bengals1100012
1976NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers11000012

Playing Career: