David Johnson (tight end)
Johnson with the Pittsburgh Steelers
|No. 82 Pittsburgh Steelers|
|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 / Round: 7 / Pick: 241|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2016|
David Johnson (born August 26, 1987) is an American football tight end and fullback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the 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.
|Ht||Wt||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 1 in||260 lb||4.73 s||1.63 s||2.75 s||4.43 s||7.28 s||32 1⁄2 in||9 ft 5 in||21 reps|
|All values from NFL Combine|
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
Second stint with the Steelers
On May 17, 2016 the Steelers signed Johnson to a one-year deal. This is Johnson's return since the Steelers selected him in the 2009 NFL Draft.
On March 9, 2017, Johnson re-signed with the Steelers.
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- Chargers Add Versatility in David Johnson
- Varley, Teresa (March 9, 2017). "Johnson signed, staying in Pittsburgh". Steelers.com.
- "David Johnson". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 19, 2016.