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Ellis T. Johnson (August 8, 1910August 5, 1990) was an American football, basketball, baseball, and track and field player and coach.

Johnson was born August 8, 1910.

He was a four-sport letter-winner at the University of Kentucky, playing basketball, football, baseball, and track and field. In 1933 he became Adolph Rupp's first All-American at Kentucky.

Johnson was the head coach of Morehead State University men's basketball, football, baseball, and track. He is Morehead's all-time winningest coach in football, with a 54–44–10 mark, and in basketball, where his teams went 176–158. Johnson also served as men's basketball head coach at Marshall University.

Johnson died at the age of 79 on August 5, 1990. He was interred in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens in Ashland, Kentucky.

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