Avion Black

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Avion Black
No. 89, 88
Wide receiver / Kick returner
Personal information
Date of birth: (1977-04-24) April 24, 1977 (age 37)
Place of birth: Nashville, Tennessee
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school: Maplewood Comprehensive High School
College: Tennessee State
NFL Draft: 2000 / Round: 4 / Pick: 121
Debuted in 2000 for the Buffalo Bills
Last played in 2002 for the Houston Texans
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played 27
Games started 0
Receiving yards 142
Touchdowns 1
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Avion Carlos Black (born April 24, 1977) is a former American football wide receiver/kick returner in the National Football League. Drafted by the Buffalo Bills 4th round of the 2000 NFL Draft, Avion played two seasons in Buffalo (2000–2001) and one season with the Houston Texans (2002).[1][2]


Avion is the elder of two children, born to Avion Carl Black and Dorothy Elizabeth Johns of Nashville, Tennessee. He has one sister, Carla Johns. Avion is married to the former Shakeyah Thompson. The couple have one son and one daughter, Avion Carlos Black, Jr., born November 25, 2006 and Kennedi Yvette Black born May 25, 2009.