The American Football Coaches Awards is an annual event and the only awards show voted on by the coaches, which includes the presentation of the coveted Crystal Ball National Championship Coaches Trophy to the winner of the BCS National Championship; hosted by Eddie George.
Type: Award Show
Runtime: 60 minutes
American Football Coaches Awards - Jimmy Johnson (American football coach) - Netflix
James William Johnson (born July 16, 1943) is an American football broadcaster and former player, coach, and executive. He served as the head football coach at Oklahoma State University–Stillwater from 1979 to 1983 and the University of Miami from 1984 to 1988. Johnson then moved to the National Football League (NFL), serving as head coach of the Dallas Cowboys from 1989 to 1993, winning two Super Bowls with the team (both against the Buffalo Bills), and finally serving as head coach of the Miami Dolphins from 1996 to 1999. As of 2016, he is an analyst for Fox NFL Sunday, the Fox network's NFL pregame show for the NFL games. Johnson was the first and one of only three football coaches to lead teams to both a major college football championship and a Super Bowl victory, the others being Barry Switzer and Pete Carroll. Johnson's coaching tree includes a number of future head coaches such as Butch Davis, Norv Turner, Tommy Tuberville, Dave Campo, and Dave Wannstedt. In 1993, Johnson wrote Turning the Thing Around: My Life in Football, ghostwritten by Ed Hinton. Johnson was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 2012.
American Football Coaches Awards - Personal life - Netflix
Johnson was married to Linda Kay Cooper on July 12, 1963, with whom he has two sons. They divorced in January 1990. On July 18, 1999, Johnson married Rhonda Rookmaaker. As of 2010, he lives in Islamorada in the Florida Keys. Johnson owns a restaurant named Three Rings after the three championships he's won on collegiate and professional levels, located in Miami. He previously owned a second restaurant under the same name in Oklahoma City; however, it has since closed. Johnson's fishing boat, which is docked behind his oceanfront home in Islamorada, Florida, is also called “Three Rings”. He also owns a bar and restaurant in Key Largo, Florida called “JJ's Big Chill” located at mile marker 104.
American Football Coaches Awards - References - Netflix