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Eric Johnson
Born: (1976-04-30) April 30, 1976 (age 46)
Carson, California
Career information
CollegeUniversity of Nebraska
Career history
As player
2000–2003Oakland Raiders
2004Atlanta Falcons
2005Arizona Cardinals
2007–2008Georgia Force

Eric Johnson (born April 30, 1976) is a former professional American football linebacker.

College career

Johnson played linebacker for the Nebraska Cornhuskers.

Professional career


Johnson played linebacker for eight seasons (2000–2007) for the Oakland Raiders, the Atlanta Falcons, and the Arizona Cardinals, in the National Football League. Johnson blocked a punt and returned it for a touchdown in Super Bowl 37 the outcome of that was a 48-21 defeat to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.


Johnson was signed as a free agent by the Georgia Force on February 19, 2007. He was re-signed by the Force on June 2, 2009.