Johnny Jett was a basketball and football player at Wake Forest University. Jett played   played five games for the Detroit Lions in the National Football League before he joined the the Navy  in 1941 for service during World War II. Jett also briefly played professional basketball during the 1945-46 season with Wilmington Bombers in the AMerican Basketball League.


JOHNNY JETT Height: 6:05 Weight: 235 College: Wake Forest’41
John Wiley Jett Born: Feb 9, 1918 Died:  Aug 3, 1975 Hometown: West Union, WV
Played Professional Football REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1938-39 Wake Forest (Frosh) College
1939-340 Wake Forest College
1940-41 Wake Forest College
1941-45 U.S. Navy Military Service
1945-46 Wilmington ABL 6 11 4 26 4.3
Major League Totals 6 11 4 26 4.3



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