Trumaine Johnson

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Trumaine Johnson
Date of birth: (1960-01-16) January 16, 1960 (age 54)
Place of birth: Bogalusa, LA
Career information
Position(s): Wide receiver
College: Grambling State
NFL Draft: 1983 / Round: 6 / Pick 141
Organizations
As player:
1983
1984
1985-1986
1987-1988
Chicago Blitz (USFL)
Arizona Wranglers (USFL)
San Diego Chargers
Buffalo Bills
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Trumaine Johnson (born January 16, 1960 in Bogalusa, Louisiana) is a retired American football player who played in the National Football League and the United States Football League.[1]

Career[edit]

Johnson was drafted by the Chicago Blitz of the United States Football League in 1983 after a college football career at Grambling State University.

Johnson caught a league leading 81 passes for a league leading 1327 yards with 10 touchdowns in his rookie season with the Blitz. He was named to the USFL All-Star team.

In 1984, Johnson played for the Arizona Wranglers and caught 90 passes for 1258 yards with 13 touchdowns. He was again named to the USFL All-Star team.

He then switched to the National Football League in 1985 and played for the San Diego Chargers as a reserve wide receiver for the next two seasons. He joined the Buffalo Bills in 1987 and had his biggest NFL season there in 1988 when he caught 38 passes for 528 yards. He retired after that season.[2]

Profile[edit]

  • Height: 6 ft 3 in
  • Weight: 185 lb.
  • Birthday: January 16, 1960
  • Hometown: Baton Rouge, La
  • College: Grambling

Career stats[edit]

  • USFL
    • Catches - 171
    • Yards - 2585
    • Touchdowns - 23
    • Yards Per Catch - 15.1
  • NFL
    • Catches - 87
    • Yards - 1164
    • Touchdowns - 4
    • Yards Per Catch-13.4

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