David Johnson (tight end)

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David Johnson
David johnson steelers.jpg
Johnson with the Steelers in 2013.
No. 88 San Diego Chargers
Position: Fullback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-08-26) August 26, 1987 (age 28)
Place of birth: Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school: Pine Bluff (AR)
College: Arkansas State
NFL draft: 2009 / Round: 7 / Pick: 241
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2014
Receptions: 23
Receiving yards: 220
Touchdowns: 1
Stats at NFL.com

David 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.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

On October 9, 2011, Johnson scored his first career touchdown when he caught a one-yard pass from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger against the Tennessee Titans.[2]

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.[3]

San Diego Chargers[edit]

Johnson signed with the San Diego Chargers on March 12, 2014.[4] On the Chargers roster Johnson is used as a fullback and tight end.


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