Antonio Johnson

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Antonio Johnson
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Johnson in the 2013 NFL season.
Free agent
Position: Nose Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-12-08) December 8, 1984 (age 31)
Place of birth: Greenville, Mississippi
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 328 lb (149 kg)
Career information
High school: Leland (MS)
College: Mississippi State
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 5 / Pick: 152
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Free agent
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2014
Tackles: 143
Sacks: 4.5
INT: 0
Player stats at

Antonio Rico Johnson[1] (born December 8, 1984) is an American football nose tackle who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the fifth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He has also played for the Indianapolis Colts. He played college football at Mississippi State.

College career[edit]

He played defensive tackle at Mississippi Delta Community College for two years earning honorable mention All-America honors before transferring to Mississippi State University to play from 2003 to 2006.

Professional career[edit]

Tennessee Titans[edit]

The Tennessee Titans drafted Johnson as the 152nd overall pick in 2007 NFL Draft. He was given the number 96 by the Titans. On August 1, 2007, Johnson tore his ACL while participating in training camp drills and was forced to miss his entire rookie season.

Johnson spent the first nine weeks of the 2008 regular season on the Titans' practice squad.

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Johnson was signed to the Indianapolis Colts' active roster from the Tennessee Titans' practice squad on November 4, 2008.

Tennessee Titans[edit]

On May 13, 2013, Johnson agreed to terms with the Tennessee Titans, reuniting him with the team that drafted him. Johnson was on hiatus from football in 2014, as he pursued a career as a professional PC video game player.

New England Patriots[edit]

On December 31, 2014, Johnson signed a future/reserve contract with the New England Patriots.[2] Johnson was released on August 27, 2015.[3]


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