2019 special Pro Football Hall of Fame Class for Miami Hurricanes

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During his two seasons off following his departure from the Cowboys Johnson spent time on FOX’s NFL Sunday pregame show. That was a forebearer of what his post-NFL Career would be. Johnson was hired to return to Miami to coach the Dolphins commencing with the 1997 season.

Johnson spent four seasons as the Head Coach in Miami. The Dolphins never won an AFC East, Conference or Super Bowl title during his four seasons. They were 8-8 in his first year and then made three straight playoff appearances in his final three seasons.

The Dolphins lost to New England in the Wildcard game in 1997, the Broncos in the Divisional Playoff in 1998 and the Jaguars in the Divisional round in 1999.

Ed Reed 

Ed Reed is arguably the best safety in Miami Hurricanes history. He was the leader and cornerstone of the Hurricanes defense on the 2001 National Champions.

Reed is the Miami Hurricanes career record holder in interceptions with 21 and has two of the five highest seasons in interceptions in school history. He is the only player in Miami history with two seasons of at least eight interceptions.

Following his stellar career at Miami Reed was a first-round draft pick of the Baltimore Ravens. Teaming with Lewis, Reed helped the Ravens rank as one of the best defenses in the NFL. They won a Super Bowl after the 2013 season together with the Ravens under John Harbaugh.