Lets Look At Jimmy Johnson’s Career
Jimmy Johnson, along with Barry Switzer, is one of only two people to have won both an NCAA football championship along with a Super Bowl championship. He’s had a long career on the sidelines and is currently employed analyzing football games for FOX on television. But, let’s take a look at his football career.
Earned the nickname “Jimmy Jumpup” while at the University of Arkansas where he was a teammate of future Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Johnson on a team that won the National Title.
1965: Louisiana Tech University – Assistant Coach
1966: Picayune Memorial High School – Picayune, MS – Assistant Coach
1967: Wichita State University – Assistant Coach
1968-69: Iowa State University – Assistant Coach
1970-72: University of Oklahoma – Defensive Line Coach
1973-76: University of Arkansas – Defensive Coordinator
1977-78: University of Pittsburgh – Assistant Coach
1979-83: Oklahoma State University – Head Coach
1984-88: University of Miami – Head Coach
1989-93: Dallas Cowboys – Head Coach
1996-99: Miami Dolphins – Head Coach
On the sidelines for eleven different teams over 35 years, Jimmy Johnson more than earned his chance to sit back and watch games with Howie Long and the boys on FOX TV.