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Larry Johnson (NFL)

Larry Alphonso Johnson, Jr. (born November 19, 1979) is an American football running back who last played for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Penn State University, and was recognized as an All-American. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the first round of the 2003 NFL Draft, and has also played for the Cincinnati Bengals and Washington Redskins of the NFL. He is currently a free agent. Johnson was born in Pomfret, Maryland. He was one of three children born to Christine and Larry Johnson, Sr.. His father is a former high school vice-principal, a high school football coach, and the defensive line coach at Penn State University. Johnson graduated from State College Area High School in State College, Pennsylvania, where he played for the State College Little Lions high school football team. Johnson attended Pennsylvania State University, and played for coach Joe Paterno's Penn State Nittany Lions football team from 1999 to 2002. As a senior in 2002, he rushed for over 2,000 yards in a season without winning the Heisman Trophy, despite doing so with fewer carries than any other running back in the exclusive 2,000-yard

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Ex-NFL Superstar Larry Johnson -- I'm a STRIP CLUB DJ Now!

Ex-NFL Star Larry Johnson
I'm a STRIP CLUB DJ Now!

Ex-Kansas City Chiefs superstar running back Larry Johnson no longer plays football ... but he DOES play strip clubs ... as a guest DJ ... TMZ has learned. Multiple TMZ strip club sources ...… READ MORE >

Larry Johnson -- DUCKS JAIL in Vegas Domestic Violence Case

Larry Johnson
DUCKS JAIL in Vegas Domestic Violence Case

Former NFL running back Larry Johnson has struck a plea deal in his domestic violence case -- and won't spend a single day behind bars for allegedly choking out his ex-GF during an argument in a… READ MORE >

- 367 days ago
Larry Johnson -- Charged with Felony Domestic Violence

Larry Johnson
Charged Felony Domestic Violence

Former NFL star Larry Johnson has been charged with felony domestic violence after allegedly strangling an ex-gf in Vegas last week, TMZ has learned.According to the Clark County D.A., Larry was… READ MORE >

- 652 days ago
Larry Johnson -- I DID NOT Strangle That Woman

Larry Johnson
I DID NOT Strangle That Woman

Former NFL star Larry Johnson tells TMZ he did NOT strangle the woman he was arrested for allegedly beating up yesterday ... and he says there is evidence to prove it. As TMZ first reported, the… READ MORE >

- 657 days ago
Larry Johnson -- Released From Jail After Allegedly Strangling Ex-Girlfriend

Larry Johnson
Released From Jail After Allegedly Strangling Ex-Girlfriend

Ex-NFL running back Larry Johnson was released from jail last night after spending 18 hours behind bars for allegedly strangling his ex-girlfriend. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Johnson was… READ MORE >

- 657 days ago
Larry Johnson Police Report -- 'I'll Rip Your F**king Vocal Cords Out'

Larry Johnson Police Report
'I'll Rip Your F**king Vocal Cords Out'

Former NFL superstar Larry Johnson threatened a hotel security guard who responded to a domestic violence incident -- telling the guy, "I'll rip your f*cking vocal cords out" ... this according to… READ MORE >

- 658 days ago
Larry Johnson -- Ex-NFL Star ARRESTED for Domestic Violence

Larry Johnson
Ex-NFL Star ARRESTED for Domestic Violence

1:07 PM PT -- Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, Larry's alleged victim is his ex-girlfriend whom he dated for four years. We're told the incident occurred at the Bellagio hotel. Hotel security… READ MORE >

- 658 days ago
NFL Star Larry Johnson Sued for Alleged Attack

COPS: NFL STAR'S ALLEGED VICTIM
DROPPED N-BOMB AFTER FIGHT

Former All-Pro running back Larry Johnson is accused of beating the living daylights out of a man ... who later allegedly told police, "This ni**er is going down" -- referring to Johnson.In a… READ MORE >

- 1092 days ago
Mya Gets Carted Off by Larry Johnson

Mya Gets Carted Off by Larry Johnson

Now that he's out of the NFL, washed up former KC Chiefs running back Larry Johnson had nothing better to do but chauffeur singer/actress Mya around on a golf cart in Belize this week.The two are… READ MORE >

- 1352 days ago
Hello Larry!

Hello Larry!

The 41-year-old resurfaced in Vegas recently, looking courageous.Larry appeared as Grandmama in a 1993 episode of "Family Matters."In 2007, Johnson received his Bachelor of Arts from UNLV. READ MORE >

- 1519 days ago

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