Will Johnson (defensive lineman)

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Will Johnson
Born: (1964-12-04) December 4, 1964 (age 58)
Monroe, Louisiana
Career information
CFL statusAmerican
CollegeNortheast Louisiana
High schoolNeville
(Monroe, Louisiana)
NFL draft1987 / Round: 5 / Pick: 138
Drafted byChicago Bears
Career history
As player
1987Chicago Bears
19891996Calgary Stampeders
1997Saskatchewan Roughriders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star19911995
CFL West All-Star19901995
Career stats
Games played132
Def Tackles288
Forced Fumbles8

William Alexander Johnson (born December 4, 1964) is a former professional Canadian football defensive lineman who played nine seasons in the Canadian Football League (CFL), mainly for the Calgary Stampeders. Johnson was a five-time All-Star and won a Grey Cup with Calgary in 1992.[1] He started his career in the NFL, playing for the Chicago Bears in 1987, where he was a linebacker.

He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame as a player in 2021.[2]


  1. ^ "2021 CFL Guide" (PDF). Canadian Football League. Retrieved June 18, 2022.
  2. ^ "Canadian Football Hall of Fame unveils class of 2021". cfhof.ca. Canadian Football Hall of Fame. April 28, 2021.