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Overview

Johnny Majors

Date of birth
May 21, 1935

Birthplace
Lynchburg, TN

Hometown
Huntland, TN

College
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

High school
Huntland

Summary
Johnny Majors (born May 21, 1935 in Lynchburg, Tennessee), is a former standout running back at the University of Tennessee, and was a longtime College Football Head Coach for both Tennessee and the University of Pittsburgh. Majors was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame (as a player) in 1987...
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Awards

Coaching career
1972 & 1976 FWAA Coach of the Year 1976 AFCA Coach of the Year

Tennessee FootballHead Coach, Running Backs Coach, Graduate Assistant Coach
1985 SEC Coach of the Year

Playing career
Trivia
  • Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1987

Family members on Fanbase
Shirley Majors (father), Bobby Majors (brother), Joe Majors (brother), Billy Majors (brother), Larry Majors (brother)

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Clay Stapleton - Hall of Fame Class of 2006 - Iowa State University Athletics Official Web Site - www.CYCLONES.com - The home of Iowa State Cyclone Sports
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Submitted by Gridiron Fan, Nov 03, 2012
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Johnny Majors coaching staff at Iowa State
Johnny Majors coaching staff at Iowa State
First row from left are Arch Steel and Joe Avezzano. Johnny Majors is at center with Jackie Sherrill on his left. At center in back row is Jimmy Johnson.
by Gridiron Fan Jun 06, 2012
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TENNESSEE  VS  AUBURN   -   1956
TENNESSEE VS AUBURN - 1956
TENNESSEE TAILBACK JOHNNY MAJORS (45) IN ACTION AGAINST THE AUBURN TIGERS DURING THE 1956 SEASON OPENER FOR BOTH TEAMS IN BIRMINGHAM , ALABAMA -
by F2HBANSHEE Oct 06, 2012
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JOHNNY MAJORS  TENNESSEE  1954 - 1956
JOHNNY MAJORS TENNESSEE 1954 - 1956
by F2HBANSHEE Aug 26, 2012
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Iowa State Coach Johhny Majors and defensive end Ted Reimer 
Iowa State Coach Johnny Majors
Iowa State Coach Johnny Majors
by Gridiron Fan Aug 11, 2012
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JOHNNY MAJORS   TENNESSEE   1954 - 1956
JOHNNY MAJORS TENNESSEE 1954 - 1956
by F2HBANSHEE Jun 24, 2012
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1970 Iowa State coaching staff
1970 Iowa State coaching staff
by Hearndon Jun 16, 2012
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Frank Broyles & Arkansas coaching staff_1966.jpg
Frank Broyles & Arkansas coaching staff_1966.jpg
by Rt 53 veer pass Dec 16, 2011
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Give Me Liberty
The year 1972 was a year of unexpected highs and lows for Georgia Tech.It began with a new coach, Bill Fulcher, who replaced Bud Carson, who left following four losing seasons in five years -- although the one winning year was the magical 9-3 1970 season. He...
Georgia-Institute-of-Technology Athletics Department, Dec 17, 2011
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Gundy Wins Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award
Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy has been named the winner of the 2011 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award. The award, presented by the Fiesta Bowl, is selected by the members of the 1,200-member strong Football Writers Association of America.
Oklahoma-State-University Athletics Department, Dec 15, 2011
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Updated personal notes for Larry Majors
Edited the personal notes for Larry Majors.
by Caesar Berardi Dec 07, 2011
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Updated athletic career information for Johnny Majors
Added Johnny Majors to the 1960 Mississippi State Bulldogs Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Johnny Majors to the 1961 Mississippi State Bulldogs Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Johnny Majors to the 1962 Mississippi State Bulldogs Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Johnny Majors to the 1963 Mississippi State Bulldogs Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Johnny Majors to the 1965 Arkansas Razorbacks Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Johnny Majors to the 1966 Arkansas Razorbacks Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Johnny Majors to the 1967 Arkansas Razorbacks Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
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by Caesar Berardi Dec 07, 2011
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Updated personal notes for Shirley Majors
Edited the personal notes for Shirley Majors.
by Caesar Berardi Dec 07, 2011
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Don Orr: Vandy QB to NFL official
When former Vanderbilt football player and NFL official Don Orr was 14 years old, he faced a challenge that could have affected his life forever. While his schoolmates and friends were playing ball, Orr was diagnosed with polio.
Vanderbilt University Athletics Department, Nov 09, 2011
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November 26, 1976, #16 Penn State (7-3) at #1 Pittsburgh (10-0)
(Sample from the book Building A Champion: Johnny Majors and the 1973-76 Pitt Panthers, available at http://www.lulu.com.) Under Joe Paterno, Penn State enjoyed the lofty status of being the “Beast of the East” for years, winners of a...
by jdlink Sep 27, 2011
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FEAR THE PANTS Flash Mob Video
Check out the FEAR THE PANTS Flash Mob Video from Neyland Stadium on Saturday night. Vols legend Johnny Majors emerges in his orange pants at the end.
University of Tennessee Athletics Department, Oct 30, 2011
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Catching Up: Dale Jones
Former Vol Dale Jones' interception at Alabama in 1985 was one of the most memorable plays on the way to the SEC title. Find out what Jones is doing now. JONES HIGHLIGHTS
University of Tennessee Athletics Department, Oct 21, 2011
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Media Monday: Oct. 17
Head coach Derek Dooley and members of the Tennessee football team meet with the media on Oct. 17 inside Neyland Stadium.
University of Tennessee Athletics Department, Oct 17, 2011
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Vols vs. LSU Postgame Videos
Videos from the Tennessee's postgame press conference following the Vols' 38-7 loss to LSU.
University of Tennessee Athletics Department, Oct 16, 2011
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Catching Up: Johnny Majors
Johnny Majors and members of the 1956 SEC Championship team will be honored before Saturday's game against LSU. 1956 HIGHLIGHTS
University of Tennessee Athletics Department, Oct 14, 2011
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