David Johnson (tight end)
Johnson with the Steelers in 2013.
|No. 88 San Diego Chargers|
|Position:||Tight End/ Fullback|
|Date of birth:||August 26, 1987|
|Place of birth:||Pine Bluff, Arkansas|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||260 lb (118 kg)|
|High school:||Pine Bluff (AR)|
|NFL draft:||2009 – 7th round – 241st pick|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics as of Week 4, 2014
|Stats at NFL.com|
David Brian Johnson (born August 26, 1987) is an American football tight end and fullback for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football for Arkansas State, where he was twice awarded All-Sun Belt Conference honors.
On April 11, 2012, the Steelers signed Johnson to a one-year, $1.26 million contract. During a preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles on August 10, 2012, Johnson suffered a torn ACL which eliminated him for the 2012 season. He was waived/injured on August 13, 2012, and subsequently reverted to injured reserve on August 16. On March 12, 2013, the Steelers signed Johnson again to a one-year deal.
San Diego Chargers