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Charles David Johnson, an American football player, was the wide receiver (WR) for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles. His birthplace is Elsmere, Kentucky.
This NFL WR ranked 211 with an overall score of 84 graduated from Lloyd Memorial High School, where he was a four-sport star. The Green Bay Packers drafted him during the seventh round of NFL 2013.
Additionally, this NFL star has played for New York Jets, Carolina Panthers, Minnesota Vikings, and Cleveland Browns.
Charles Johnson played baseball, track, basketball, and football, making him a star in four spots. He was the WR for his high school football team.
This player earned junior and senior honors for All-state and All-conference - 6 touchdowns and 26 catches for 300 yards as junior and 5 touchdowns and 38 passes for 567 yards as a senior.
At baseball, he was a pitcher and shortstop but then moved to football. He also competed in jumps and sprints in 2007
- 100 m dash - 4th position with a timing of 11.05 seconds
- 200 m dash - 3rd position with a timing of 23.13 seconds.
His football career began in college. He was at the Eastern Kentucky University for one year, where he played 11 games, catching 3 passes for 63 yards.
In his year at Antelope Valley College, he had 3 touchdowns and 24 passes for 231 yards. He was red-shirted in 2010 and could not play.
2011 saw him catching 56 passes for 1030 yards, with 15 touchdowns. In 5 games, he broke the 100-yard receiving mark. His record in his senior year was 72 passes for 1199 yards with 16 touchdowns.
In 2013, during the NFL's seventh round of selections, he was drafted by the Green Bay Packers and was signed up for the practice squad. Just 4 days before being placed on reserve, Johnson was signed up by the Cleveland Browns in 2013.
In Week 5 of the season, he played in his first career game against Green Bay Packer and caught the first touchdown of his career on a 22-yard pass.
In week 14 of the 2014 NFL season, Johnson played a part in the Vikings’ win against the New York Jets.
2016 saw the departure of Mike Wallace and Charles Johnson was the starting wide receiver against Stefon Diggs.
He caught only 2 passes for 20 yards in the initial 3 games and in Week 4, he caught 2 passes for 70 yards. This was the notable game for Johnson against the New York Giants.
He had short stays with the Carolina Panthers in 2017 for one year and the New York Jets from April to August 2018. His injuries and surgery had Minnesota let him go.
It was during this time when the Jets released him, that Johnson started losing his love for the game. His family and friends thought that his playing days were at an end and called him when the Alliance of American Football (AAF) was starting up.
Johnson started smiling again and regained his love for the game. He led the AAF with 687 yards and racked up 200 yards for the Orlando Apollos when the League folded up.
He was the best wide receiver for Orlando. He was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles in April 2019 but was on the injured reserve after his ankle injury.
Charles David Johnson NFL Statistics
- Receiving Yards - 834
- Receptions - 60
- Receiving Touchdowns - 2