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Bill Johnson (American football coach)

Bill Johnson (born June 23, 1955) is an American football coach. He is currently the defensive line coach at LSU.[1]

Bill Johnson
LSU Tigers football
Position:Defensive Line
Personal information
Born: (1955-06-23) June 23, 1955 (age 64)
Monroe, Louisiana
Career information
High school:Monroe (LA) Neville
College:Northwestern State
Career history
As coach:
Career highlights and awards

Collegiate coaching careerEdit

Johnson began his coaching career at Northwestern State in Louisiana as a graduate assistant before becoming a defensive ends/linebackers coach at the school. He then served as defensive line coach and also outside linebackers coach at McNeese State.[2] Johnson spent one season at Miami before returning to Louisiana as the defensive line coach at Louisiana Tech. He then spent two seasons as defensive line coach at Arkansas before moving to Texas A&M as their defensive line coach. He then returned to Arkansas as their defensive line coach for one season before moving to the NFL.[2]

Professional coaching careerEdit

Johnson has served as a defensive line coach for the Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos, New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Rams.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Source: LSU offers 1-year deal to former long-time Saints defensive line coach Bill Johnson". Retrieved August 15, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "LSU close to hiring former Saints assistant as defensive line coach". Retrieved August 15, 2019.
  3. ^ "Former Saints defensive line coach Bill Johnson hired by Rams: report". January 13, 2017. Retrieved May 21, 2018.
  4. ^ "Los Angeles Rams: Bill Johnson". Retrieved May 21, 2018.