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Chris Johnson

Christopher Duan Johnson (born September 23, 1985) is an American football running back for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League. Johnson is widely regarded as one of the fastest players in the NFL and as a Pro Bowl starter in his first three seasons, he has established himself as one of the elite running backs in the league. Unheralded out of Orlando, Florida, Johnson emerged as a senior at East Carolina where he broke out for 2,960 all-purpose yards and 24 touchdowns. He was drafted by the Titans 24th overall in 2008, after running a record-tying 4.24 sec in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine. In his second year of professional football, he won the NFL rushing title with 2,006 yards (only the sixth player ever to break 2,000), and broke Marshall Faulk's record of total yards from scrimmage with 2,509. He was named the NFL's Offensive Player of the Year in 2009. Johnson played football at Olympia High School in Orlando. Johnson was also a track star at Olympia High. In his senior year, he finished second in the 100 metres at the 2004 Florida 4A state championships behind 2008 Olympic bronze medalist Walter Dix. In addition, Johnson also finished his senior season

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NFL's Chris Johnson -- Reunites w/ Vince Young

NFL's Chris Johnson
Reunites w/ Vince Young

It's been 5 years since they played on the same squad back in Tennessee ... but Chris Johnson and Vince Young reunited in Hollywood last night ... and TMZ Sports… READ MORE >

NFL's Chris Johnson -- My Arm Is STRONG!!! ... Despite Gunshot Wound

NFL's Chris Johnson
My Arm Is STRONG! ... Despite Gunshot Wound

Chris Johnson is FLEXIN' again ... showing off his arm strength last night -- nearly 7 weeks after getting capped in the shoulder in a drive by shooting. The NFL… READ MORE >

- 11 days ago
Chris Johnson -- 'In Talks' With NFL Teams ... Prepping for Comeback

Chris Johnson
'In Talks' With NFL Teams ... Prepping for Comeback

Just one month after he was hit in the shoulder in a drive by shooting, Chris Johnson is already getting ready to return to the NFL -- and sources tell us he's "in… READ MORE >

- 21 days ago
NFL's Chris Johnson -- $5,000 Reward for Shooter's Arrest

NFL's Chris Johnson
$5,000 Reward for Shooter's Arrest

The person who shot NFL running back Chris Johnson -- and killed his friend -- now has a $5,000 bounty on his (or her) head ... TMZ Sports has learned.  Law enforcement sources tell us ...… READ MORE >

- 23 days ago
NFL's Chris Johnson -- Confronted at Funeral ... Family Divided

Chris Johnson
Confronted at Funeral ... Family Divided

Battle lines were drawn at the funeral of the man killed in the Chris Johnson drive-by shooting -- when the NFL star was asked to LEAVE the ceremony ... before the victim's mother stopped him and… READ MORE >

- 44 days ago
Chris Johnson -- Bullet Wound Can't Stop My Return ... Just Ask My Doctors

Chris Johnson
Bullet Wound Can't Stop Me ... Just Ask My Docs

Chris Johnson's run at an NFL comeback will NOT be derailed by the bullet to his shoulder ... according to his doctors. Chris says he got a check up with docs today ... and was told "everything… READ MORE >

- 47 days ago
Chris Johnson Shooting -- Family Raising Money for Victim's Mom

Chris Johnson Shooting
Family Raising Money ... for Victim's Mom

The man who died in the Chris Johnson shooting is being laid to rest this weekend ... and the victim's family is selling shirts to help raise money for his mother ... TMZ Sportshas learned. … READ MORE >

- 47 days ago
Jay Glazer to Chris Johnson -- Stop Hangin' With Dangerous People

Jay Glazer to Chris Johnson:
Stop Hangin' With Dangerous People

// Chris Johnson is just weeks away from resuming his NFL training after being shot ... so says Jay Glazer who has a message for the running back -- stop hanging around dangerous people. … READ MORE >

- 50 days ago
Chris Johnson -- 1st Pic After Being Shot ... With Warning to Gunman

Chris Johnson
1st Pic After Being Shot ... With Warning to Gunman

Sporting a sling on his injured arm, NFL running back Chris Johnson posed for a photo for the first time since he was shot in the shoulder during a drive by shooting in Florida this weekend. … READ MORE >

- 54 days ago
NFL's Chris Johnson -- Gun Charge Dropped ... From January Arrest

NFL's Chris Johnson
Gun Charge Dropped ... From Jan. Arrest

Finally some good news for NFL star Chris Johnson -- officials in Florida have dropped the misdemeanor gun charge against him stemming from a January arrest.  Johnson was arrested on January… READ MORE >

- 55 days ago

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