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Jimmy Johnson Inducted Into College Football Hall of Fame

Johnson led Miami to a National Championship before coming to Dallas



    Jimmy Johnson, who led the Dallas Cowboys to two Super Bowl Championships in the early 1990s is heading to the Hall of Fame--but not for his work in the NFL.

    It was announced this week that Johnson would be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Indiana. After leaving Oklahoma State, Johnson led the 1987 Miami Hurricanes to a perfect, 12-0 season and a National Championship. In five seasons with Miami, Johnson went 52-9.

    Johnson left to join the Dallas Cowboys after the 1988 season and won back-to-back Super Bowls with the squad in short order, in 1992 and 1993.

    “People for years have asked me to compare coaching in professional football and coaching in college football,” Johnson said, per Bloomberg.com. “While winning back-to-back Super Bowls with the Dallas Cowboys was rewarding, the most fun I had in football was in college.”

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