Andre Lamont Johnson was born in Miami, Florida on July 11, 1981. A wide receiver for the Houston Texans, he has amassed more than 10,000 receiving yards throughout his NFL career and currently holds almost every Houston Texans receiving record. Johnson is a seven-time Pro Bowl selection and has led the league for receiving yards in two different seasons.
Johnson first established a reputation during his time at Miami Senior High School. In his senior year, he managed 32 receptions for 931 yards and was named as an All-American by Parade. When he graduated from the school in 1999, he was generally regarded to be one of the top wide receiver prospects in the nation and had committed to attend the University of Miami.
During his time with the Miami Hurricanes, Johnson was a star performer and helped the team to win the 2001 National Championship. His performance in the championship-deciding 2002 Rose Bowl saw him named as the co-Player of the Game, along with Ken Dorsey. By the end of his college football career, he had managed a total of 92 catches, 1,831 receiving yards and 20 touchdowns. In 2014, he was honored with an induction into the UM Sports Hall of Fame.
After entering the 2003 NFL Draft, Johnson was selected by the Houston Texans with the third overall pick. He enjoyed a solid rookie season, starting all 16 games for the team and enhanced his reputation in the 2004 season, when he broke the 1,000 receiving yards mark and was named to the Pro Bowl for the first time. Injury impacted upon his 2005 season and the team finished with a disappointing 2-14 record, but Johnson bounced back in 2006, earning his second Pro Bowl selection. Over the course of that season, he registered 103 receptions for 1,147 yards and 5 touchdowns and was named the Houston Texans MVP and the NFL Alumni Wide Receiver of the Year.
In subsequent years, Johnson continued to enjoy success, receiving additional Pro Bowl honors in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013. He was the NFL's receiving yards leader in both 2008 and 2009 was named first team All-Pro and the NFL Alumni Wide Receiver of the Year for both seasons. In 2012, Johnson reached the 1,500 receiving yards mark for the third time in his career and eclipsed 10,000 career receiving yards.
|2013 Regular Season||109||181||1407||12.9||5||62||14||2||0||18||69||87.94|
|Date||Opponent||Result||REC||TAR||YDS||Y/R||LONG||RZ TAR||TD||ATT||YDS||Y/A||RZ ATT||TD|
Average Offense Should Force Jets To Get Andre Johnson
by Nick Mamary
Entering this offseason, theNew York Jets had some glaring holes. The 2013 season saw them rely on a dynamic pass rush on their way to an 8-8 record. Defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson was a well-deserving Defensive Rookie of the Year...
Texans Should Just Let Johnson Walk
by Emin Avakian
In most cases, when a wide receiver nearing the ripe old age of 33 is unhappy with your franchise's situation, you show him the door without hesitation. Such is the premise with Andre Johnson and the Houston Texans...
Fantasy Football: WR Stats Suggest Kendall Wright Could Reach WR1 Territory
by Dave Hunter
I love the quick slant. I don't know about you, but I've got it pegged as one of the most exciting plays in the NFL...
Texans’ Andre Johnson Would Trade No. 1 Pick
by Allen Kim
If Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson had his way, the team would trade their No. 1 overall pick in the upcoming 2014 NFL Draft. "I have thought about different scenarios," Johnson told KTRK-TV in Houston...
DeSean Jackson Replacing A. Johnson In Pro Bowl
by Allen Kim
The Philadelphia Eagles may have been knocked out of the playoffs in the first round by the New Orleans Saints, but they have some players that still need to ready up to play...