Video: A look at former Georgia Bulldogs great Andy Johnson. (Video by Mike Luck, AJC)

UGA football legend Andy Johnson dead at 65

Former University of Georgia quarterback Andy Johnson has died after a lengthy illness. He was 65.

Johnson rushed for nearly 1,800 yards and 21 touchdowns for the Bulldogs from 1971-73. Johnson later played seven seasons as a running back with the New England Patriots.

Johnson was also a standout baseball player at UGA and is a member of the Georgia Sports and Athens Athletic Halls of Fame.


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