Brian Johnson

Class of 1976
Induction Year: 2022
Competed In: Football, Wrestling
Coached: Football, Wresting, Track
Role: Built the youth wrestling program in Frankton, IN

Graduation Class from Wes-Del (for Athletes): 1976

Education Completed (Include HS and any post-secondary training): High School and 1 1/2 Years at Anderson College

Sport(s) Participated In both during and after high school: Football, Wrestling in high school, Anderson College


List of Accomplishments, Awards and Recognitions both during and after high school: Member of the Delaware County Hall of Fame, IHSWCA Hall of Fame (Wrestling)

  • Career wrestling record 62-9 for three seasons
  • Undefeated regular season as a junior at 22-0. Final record 22-1
  • Undefeated regular season as a senior at 20-0. Final record 28-3.
  • Was the first individual from Wes-Del to qualify for the wrestling state finals placing 3rd.
  • 2-time WRC Champion
  • 2-time MEC Champion
  • 2- time Delaware County Champion
  • 1-time Sectional Champion
  • 1- time Regional Runner up
  • 1- time Semi state Runner up
  • Co-captain of 1975 State Runner-up Football Team
  • 2- time all Delaware County Football Team
  • Played Football and Wrestled at Anderson College
  • Inducted into the State Wrestling Hall of Fame in 1997 with brothers Bill, Mike and Bob
  • Inducted into the Delaware County Fall of Fame in 1998 

Additional Information: I was a member of the State Runner-up Football Team in 1975. I placed third in the 1975-76 State Wrestling finals in 1976. I was a two time member of the All Delaware County Football team my Junior and Senior years. I, along with my brothers Bill, Mike, and Bob, are members of the Indiana High School Wrestling Coaches Association Hall of Fame being inducted in 1997.