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Chad Johnson

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 -- Call Me Professor Stogie ... Lights Up Cigar During College Lecture (VIDEO)

Chad Johnson
Call Me Professor Stogie Lights Up Cigar During College Lecture

Chad Johnson was straight fire during a lecture at the University of Florida Thursday morning -- blazing up a cigar in the middle of class ... despite the fact it's a non-smoking campus!! … READ MORE >

Chad Johnson -- Ray Lewis Is Scared of Me ... Let's Fight, Bro! (VIDEO)

Chad Johnson
Ray Lewis Is Scared of Me ... Let's Fight, Bro!

Yeah, we know he's kidding ... but it's still fun to watch Chad Johnson call out Ray Lewis -- and threatening to beat his ass! We got Chad out at The Grove in L.A. -- smoking his stogie -- and… READ MORE >

- 19 days ago
Chad Johnson -- Dating Advice For Broke Dudes ... McDonald's Is The Answer (VIDEO)

Chad Johnson
Dating Advice For Broke Dudes ... McDonald's Is The Answer

If you're broke as a joke but still looking to get your swerve on with the ladies ... listen up ... Chad Johnson -- self-proclaimed frugal guru -- is gonna tell you how to be a low cash Casanova.… READ MORE >

- 28 days ago
Chad Johnson -- Pizza, Donuts & a Losing Streak ... In Latest FIFA House Crashing (PHOTO GALLERY)

Chad Johnson
Pizza, Donuts & A Losing Streak ... In Latest FIFA House Crashing

Chad Johnson's quest to dominate the video game world in FIFA continued Monday night ... except for one thing ... he kinda got dominated by a random dude in Queens. Ochocinco happened to be in NY… READ MORE >

- 33 days ago
Chad Johnson's Daughter -- Little Miss Messi ... DOMINATING Kids In Youth Soccer (VIDEO)

Chad Johnson's Daughter
Little Miss Messi DOMINATING Kids In Youth Soccer

Forget Bo Jackson ... who cares about Deion Sanders ... Tim Tebow? PLEASE ... There's a new 2 sport athlete on the horizon ... Chad Johnson's daughter, Cha'iel ... who just picked up soccer.… READ MORE >

- 80 days ago
Chad Johnson's Daughter -- Defends 800m Gold Medal ... in Jr. Olympics

Chad Johnson's Daughter
Defends 800m Gold Medal ... In Jr. Olympics

Is it even fair anymore? Chad Johnson's 11-year-old daughter Cha'iel just ran away with yet another gold medal in the 800m Jr. Olympic Finals in Houston ... defending her title from a year ago.… READ MORE >

- 123 days ago
Chad Johnson -- Moving On & Moving Out ... Puts FL Pad on Market (PHOTO GALLERY)

Chad Johnson
Moving On and Moving Out ... Puts FL Pad on Market

Ex-NFL star Chad Johnson wants a fresh start in a new pad, and he's getting the ball rolling by selling his sweet Florida crib.  Chad put his 6,824 square foot property on the market this… READ MORE >

- 129 days ago
Chad Johnson -- Nabs NFL Coaching Gig

Chad Johnson
Nabs NFL Coaching Gig

Chad Johnson is an NFL coach ... telling TMZ Sports he has been hired by the Cleveland Browns as an assistant wide receivers coach for training camp. Johnson says he asked his former Bengals,… READ MORE >

- 145 days ago
Chad Ochocinco -- Ambushed with Child Support Lawsuit ... Chad Calls It Unfair (VIDEO + PHOTO GALLERY)

Chad Ochocinco
Ambushed w/ Child Support Lawsuit ... Chad Calls It Unfair

Chad Ochocinco was confronted by his ex's mother -- who demanded the NFL star pony up the $38k in child support he owes her daughter ... but Chad says the amount is just not fair. READ MORE >

- 154 days ago
Chad Ochocinco -- Catch Up On Child Support ... Or Else!!

Chad Ochocinco's Baby Mama
Catch Up On Child Support ... Or Else!!

Chad Ochocinco's a deadbeat dad ... this according to his baby mama who says Chad's in the red on child support. READ MORE >

- 160 days ago

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