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Calvin Johnson
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Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: September 29, 1985 (1985-09-29) (age 36)
Newnan, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 237 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school: Sandy Creek (Tyrone, Georgia)
College: Georgia Tech
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Pro Bowl (2010–2015)
  • 3× First-team All-Pro (2011–2013)
  • Second-team All-Pro (2010)
  • 2× NFL receiving yards leader (2011, 2012)
  • PFWA All-Rookie Team (2007)
  • NFL receptions leader (2012)
  • NFL receiving touchdowns leader (2008)
  • Fred Biletnikoff Award (2006)
  • ACC Player of the Year (2006)
  • 2× First-team All-American (2005, 2006)
  • 3× First-team All-ACC (2004–2006)
  • ACC Rookie of the Year (2004)

NFL record

  • 1,964 receiving yards in a season
Career NFL statistics
Receptions: 731
Receiving yards: 11,619
Yards per reception: 15.9
Receiving touchdowns: 83
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Calvin Johnson (born September 29, 1985) is a American football wide receiver played his for the Detroit Lions. His nickname is Megatron. He was drafted by the Lions in 2007.

He was also on the winless 2008 Lions roster. Even though the Lions went 0-16, Johnson finished as one of the strongest wide receivers statistically for the season, fifth in receiving yards (1,331) and 7th in receiving yards per game (83.2), and leading the league in receiving touchdowns (12).

At the end of 2015, Johnson retired.

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