Anthony Johnson (wide receiver)

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Anthony Johnson
Los Angeles Chargers
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1995-01-29) January 29, 1995 (age 24)
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:209 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school:South Pointe (SC)
College:Buffalo
Undrafted:2019
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Practice squad
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Anthony Johnson (born January 29, 1995) is an American football wide receiver who is currently on the Los Angeles Chargers practice squad. He played college football at Buffalo.

Early years and college career[edit]

Johnson attended South Pointe High School in Rock Hill, South Carolina. He attended Butler Community College in 2014 and Iowa Western Community College in 2015.[1] He transferred to the University at Buffalo in 2016 and redshirted his first year.[2][3] In 2017, he started all 12 games and had 76 receptions for 1,356 yards and a school record 14 touchdowns.[4][5] In 2018, he started all 13 games and had 57 receptions for 1,011 yards and 11 touchdowns.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 2 in
(1.88 m)
209 lb
(95 kg)
31 38 in
(0.80 m)
9 38 in
(0.24 m)
7.12 s 32.5 in
(0.83 m)
10 ft 2 in
(3.10 m)
18 reps
All values from NFL Combine[6]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Johnson signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent following the 2019 NFL Draft. He was one of five undrafted free agents from Buffalo to sign with teams after the draft, including quarterback Tyree Jackson.[7][8] He was waived during final roster cuts on August 30, 2019.[9]

Los Angeles Chargers[edit]

On September 11, 2019, Johnson was signed to the Los Angeles Chargers practice squad.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Former South Pointe standout Anthony Johnson buzzing ahead of 2015 juco football season
  2. ^ Speedy Anthony Johnson could be big-impact receiver for UB
  3. ^ Lenzi, Rachel (December 21, 2018). "UB receiver Anthony Johnson stays positive in face of adversity". The Buffalo News. Archived from the original on September 29, 2019. Retrieved September 29, 2019.
  4. ^ Surprised that Rock Hill’s Anthony Johnson spurned the NFL Draft? Don’t be
  5. ^ UB football star Anthony Johnson will be marked man in senior year
  6. ^ "Anthony Johnson Combine Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved September 19, 2019.
  7. ^ Riordan, Tim (2019-04-27). "NFL Draft 2019 Buffalo Bulls Wide Receiver Anthony Johnson signed as an UDFA by the tampa bay buccaneers". Bull Run. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  8. ^ Smith, Scott (May 10, 2019). "Bucs' UDFAs Include Long-Snapper, Prolific Buffalo WR, Inspirational DE". Buccaneers.com.
  9. ^ Smith, Scott (August 30, 2019). "Bucs Move Toward 53-Man Roster with 21 Moves". Buccaneers.com. Retrieved August 31, 2019.
  10. ^ "Chargers Announce Roster Moves". Chargers.com. September 11, 2019.

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