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Alondra Johnson bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Alondra Johnson

Playing Career

BC Lions
1989, 1990

Calgary Stampeders
1991 - 2003

Saskatchewan Roughriders

Awards and Honours

All-Western Linebacker
1991, 1992, 1997, 1998, 2000 (5)

Northern All-Star Linebacker
1995 (1)

All-Canadian Linebacker
1995, 1998, 2000 (3)

Grey Cup Participation
1991, 1992, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2001 (6)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s)
1992, 1998, 2001 (3)

Career Highlights

  • Played 240 games over his 16-year career.

  • 2nd on the Calgary Stampeders All-Time career fumble return yards with 175 (as of 2015).

  • 2nd on the Calgary Stampeders All-Time career fumble touchdowns with 2 (as of 2015).

Alondra Johnson's Canadian Football League (CFL) career began in 1989 when he signed with the BC Lions. That year he was the Lions' nominee for top defensive player and continued to play with the Lions through the 1990 season.

In 1991, Johnson signed with the Calgary Stampeders as a free agent. In his first season with the Stampeders, Johnson was named a Western division All-Star and led all CFL linebackers in turnovers with eight.

By 1995, Johnson had past the career mark of 500 defensive tackles, and led the Stampeders in defensive tackles and was named All-Canadian for the first time in his career.

Johnson was named a Western All-Star for the fifth time in 1998 and this season also marked his fourth grey cup appearance and second grey cup victory. During the Grey Cup, he was named the defensive player of the game after setting a new grey cup record of seven defensive tackles.

In 2002, Johnson surpassed the career mark of 1,000 defensive tackles. Also during this season, Johnson received the Presidents Ring for being the Calgary Stampeders MVP.

At the time of his retirement in 2004, Johnson was second in CFL history with 1,084 defensive tackles.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 2009 as a player.

Class of 2009

AG AnselmoAlondra JohnsonJim MillsRudolph PhillipsGlen Weir

Football Reporters of Canada

Paul McLean

Johnson, Alondra
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