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Chad Javon Johnson (born January 9, 1978) formerly Chad Ochocinco (2008–2012), is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft. Johnson also played for the New England Patriots in 2011 and had a brief stint with the Miami Dolphins in 2012, playing in just one preseason game. He played college football at both Oregon State and Santa Monica College. He also played high school football at Miami Beach Senior High School. In April 2011, CNBC listed the then-Ochocinco as #1 on the list of "Most Influential Athletes In Social Media." Johnson is a six-time NFL Pro Bowler and was named to three All-Pro teams. Johnson was born in Miami. After graduating from Miami Beach Senior High School in 1997, Johnson attended Langston University but did not play football. In 1997 he transferred to Santa Monica College, a community college in Santa Monica, California, where he was a teammate of future Carolina Panthers star wide receiver Steve Smith. In 2000, he transferred to Oregon State University after being aggressively recruited by coach Dennis Erickson. Alongside future Bengals teammate T. J.

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Chad Johnson -- Hire Me On 'Fashion Police' ... Yes, I'm Serious

Chad Johnson
Hire Me On 'Fashion Police' Yes, I'm Serious

With Kelly Osbourne quitting "Fashion Police" there's another celebrity making a run for her chair -- Chad Johnson ... who tells TMZ Sports he honestly believes he's the perfect guy for the… READ MORE >

Chad Johnson -- FIRING UP CUBAN CIGARS ... Even If They're Not Exactly Legal Yet

Chad Johnson
FIRING UP CUBAN CIGARS ... Even If They're Not Exactly Legal Yet

Chad Johnson isn't waiting for the smoke to clear on the changing foreign policy with Cuba ... he's already got his hands on some authentic Cubans ... and he ain't afraid to puff away in… READ MORE >

- 68 days ago
Chad Johnson -- I Love Gel Manicures ... They're Not Just for Chicks!

Chad Johnson
I Love Gel Manicures They're Not Just for Chicks!

Chad Johnson is putting the "MAN" in manicure -- telling TMZ Sports he hasn't missed a mani-appointment since 1999 ... and he's damn proud of it. The former NFL superstar showed off his nail… READ MORE >

- 139 days ago
Chad Johnson -- Domestic Violence Arrest ... Ruined My Career

Chad Johnson
Domestic Violence Arrest ... Ruined My Career

Seems Chad Johnson fully understands the consequences of his actions -- saying his 2012 domestic violence arrest didn't just ruin his NFL career ... it also destroyed his legacy. The former… READ MORE >

- 215 days ago
Bengals WR Marvin Jones -- OchoCinco Can Still Ball ... But I'd Smoke Him in a Race!

Bengals WR Marvin Jones
OchoCinco Can Still Ball ... But I'd Smoke Him in a Race!

Call off the coroner, 'cause Chad Johnson's NFL football career may not be dead just yet ... so says Cincinnati Bengals WR Marvin Jones ... who tells TMZ Sports the 36-year-old can… READ MORE >

- 231 days ago
Evelyn Lozada -- TAKES SHOT AT OCHOCINCO ... He Can't Compete With My New Man!

Evelyn Lozada
DISSES OCHOCINCO He Can't Compete With My New Man!

SHOTS FIRED AT CHAD OCHOCINCO ... and the woman pulling the trigger is his ex-wife Evelyn Lozada!!!The "Basketball Wives" star -- who happens to be engaged to L.A. Dodgers superstar Carl… READ MORE >

- 249 days ago
Chad Johnson -- Reality Show Winner Arrested ... Allegedly Stabbed BF In Chest

Chad Johnson
Reality Show Winner Arrested Allegedly Stabbed BF In Chest

The woman who won Chad Johnson's VH1 dating reality show was arrested this week -- after cops say she stabbed her boyfriend in the chest with a knife ... TMZ Sports has learned. 32-year-old Rubi… READ MORE >

- 278 days ago
Chad Johnson:  SEX TAPE WAR IS OVER ... The Balls Are No Longer In Your Court

Chad Johnson
SEX TAPE WAR IS OVER The Balls Are No Longer In Your Court

Chad Johnson's penis is no longer a concern for the people of Dade County, Florida ... because the legal fight over his stolen sex tape is officially over ... TMZ Sports has learned. We broke… READ MORE >

- 294 days ago
Chad Johnson -- Celebrating CFL Deal with Fast Food and Stogies

Chad Johnson
Celebrating CFL Deal with Fast Food and Stogies

Chad Johnson is going to his special place to celebrate signing with the Canadian Football League today ... under the Golden Arches.Fresh off signing a deal with the Montreal Alouettes, Johnson… READ MORE >

- 319 days ago
Chad Johnson -- RUNNING 23 MPH ... While Barefoot!!

Chad Johnson
RUNNING 23 MPH ... While Barefoot!!

Chad Johnson can still burn rubber -- the former NFL speedster cranked his treadmill up to 23-miles-per-hour and hit a full sprint ... WITHOUT SHOES!!! CJ was training with Rams wide… READ MORE >

- 337 days ago

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