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Longhorn Great Johnson to receive 2021 Bronko Nagurski Legends Award

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas Football great Johnnie Johnson will receive the Bronko Nagurski Legends Award during the Bronko Nagurski Awards Banquet tonight at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, N.C.

Johnson, played at The University of Texas from 1976-79 and was a two-time consensus All-American during his junior and senior seasons. He was a member of the FWAA's 1978 and '79 All-America Teams, from which the Legends Award recipient is chosen.

A native of LaGrange, Texas, Johnson played on three Texas teams that ranked among the Top 10 teams nationally in total defense and had 13 career interceptions.