John H. "Johnny" Baker

College Career

Mississippi State (1959-1963)

• SEC All-sophomore

• Honorable Mention All-American (’61, ‘62)

• College All-Star Game (’62)


Pro Football Career

Houston Oilers (1963-1966)

San Diego Chargers (1967)


Did You Know?

Johnny Baker broke two Mississippi State records in 1961: total pass receptions (22) and total passing yardage (323).


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