Merv Johnson (American football)
May 16, 1936|
King City, Missouri
|Alma mater||University of Missouri|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1975–1978||Notre Dame (OC)|
Merv Johnson (born May 16, 1936) is an American football coach and executive.
Johnson was born in King City, Missouri in 1936. He attended the University of Missouri where he played football from 1955 to 1957, as a tackle. Johnson began his coaching career with the University of Arkansas as an assistant, then served as an assistant at Missouri from 1960 to 1961, Arkansas again from 1962 to 1974, Notre Dame from 1975 to 1978, and Oklahoma from 1979 to 1997. From 1998 to 2012, he was Oklahoma's Director of Football Operations. He is a member of the Oklahoma Coaches Association Hall of Fame, and has received the All-American Football Foundation's Mike Campbell Lifetime Achievement Award and National Football Foundation Integrity Award.
- Kersey, Jason Oklahoma football: Merv Johnson finds solace in work after his wife's death Nov 27, 2013