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Johnny Majors Bio, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Daughter, Net Worth

Johnny Majors Biography

A native of Lynchburg, Tennessee, Johnny Majors was a former American football player and coach. He was also a Hall of Famer.

Majors worked as the head coach at Iowa State University from 1968 to 1972, as well as the head coach of Tennessee from 1977 to 1992. He was also the head coach of the University of Pittsburgh from 1973–1976 and later from 1993–1996.

Majors was a two-time winner of the Southeastern Conference Most Valuable Player award, in 1955 and 1956. He was also an All-American in 1956.

In 1997, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a player

Johnny Majors Age

Majors was born on May 21, 1935. He died at the age of 85 years on June 3, 2020.

Johnny Majors Wife

Majors was married to his wife Mary Lynn until the time of his death. The couple got married on June 27, 1958, one and a half years after they first met.

Johnny Majors Photo
Johnny Majors Photo

Majors and his wife first met at the University of Tennessee, where he worked as an assistant with Coach Bowden Wyatt.

Johnny Majors Children/ Daughter/ Son

Majors and his wife Mary Lynn had two children together. A son named John Majors and a daughter named Mary Majors. There’s currently no more information available about his children.

Johnny Major’s Net Worth

Majors’ net worth is not yet known. We will provide this information as soon as it is available.

Johnny Majors Death

On June 3, 2020, Coach Majors died at the age of 85 years. News of his death was confirmed by Jackie Sherrill, a longtime friend of Majors’ who worked on staff with him at Pittsburgh.

His family released a statement that read; “It’s with a sad heart that we make this announcement. John passed away this morning. He spent his last hours doing something he dearly loved: looking out over his cherished Tennessee River.”


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