Richard Johnson

Richard LaVon Johnson
Born: October 19, 1961
Los Angeles, CA USA
Position: WR
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 182
College: Colorado
High School: San Pedro (Los Angeles, CA)
Career: 1983-1990

Richard Johnson played from 1983 to 1990 during his career with the Washington Redskins, Detroit Lions, Houston Gamblers and Denver Gold. Johnson caught 353 passes for 4,662 yards and 43 receiving touchdowns in his career.

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1984USFL Houston Gamblers4194.815 0
1985USFL Houston Gamblers2157.510 0
1989NFL Detroit Lions12383.214 0
USFL6345.715 0
NFL12383.214 0
Totals18724.015 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1984USFL Houston Gamblers115145512.753t15
1985USFL Houston Gamblers103138413.452t14
1987NFL Washington Redskins155.00
1989NFL Detroit Lions70109115.675 8
1990NFL Detroit Lions6472711.444 6
USFL218283913.053 29
NFL135182313.575 14
Totals353466213.275 43

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1984USFL Houston Gamblers510921.828 0
USFL510921.828 0
Totals510921.828 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1989NFL Detroit Lions3000
1990NFL Detroit Lions2100

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1984USFL Houston Gamblers01500000000090
1985USFL Houston Gamblers01400000000084
1989NFL Detroit Lions0800048
1990NFL Detroit Lions600036

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1983USFLDenver Gold10
1984USFLHouston Gamblers1818
1985USFLHouston Gamblers1716
1987NFLWashington Redskins10
1989NFLDetroit Lions1615
1990NFLDetroit Lions1616


1984 - USFL Leading Receiver
1985 - USFL Leading Receiver


1984 - USFL USFL (All-USFL)