51 Facts About Andre Johnson


Andre Lamont Johnson was born on July 11,1981 and is an American former professional football player who was a wide receiver for 14 seasons in the National Football League, primarily with the Houston Texans.


Andre Johnson played college football for the Miami Hurricanes, and was drafted by the Texans third overall in the 2003 NFL Draft.


Andre Johnson is 11th all-time in NFL career receptions, and in NFL receiving yards.


Andre Johnson was a member of the Indianapolis Colts and Tennessee Titans.


Andre Johnson attended Miami Senior High School, where he graduated in 1999.


Andre Johnson played high school football and was rated as one of the top prospects in the country.


Andre Johnson enrolled at the University of Miami, where he was a standout wide receiver on the Miami Hurricanes football team from 2000 to 2003.


In that game, Andre Johnson connected with quarterback Ken Dorsey for two touchdowns and 199 yards.


Andre Johnson finished his college career catching 92 passes for 1,831 yards and 20 touchdowns.


Andre Johnson's 1,831 receiving yards is ranked fifth on the University of Miami's all-time career list.


Andre Johnson was inducted into the Miami Sports Hall of Fame on April 10,2014, at a ceremony in Miami.


Andre Johnson won the 200-meter dash at the 2003 GMAC Championships with a career-best time of 21.48 seconds.


Andre Johnson was selected in the first round with the third overall pick in the 2003 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans.


Andre Johnson severed ties with NFL agents Michael Huyghue and Jeff Moorad before hiring sports attorney Don West, Jr.


Andre Johnson had four games going over the 100-yard mark, including a 170-yard, two-touchdown day against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 5.


Andre Johnson was selected to his first Pro Bowl in recognition of his successful season.


When interviewed in 2012, Andre Johnson said that he was frustrated with the team's struggles, even saying that at times he "didn't want to get up and go to work", but knew that with a new franchise, struggles were expected and he wanted to be there to see the team make the next step.


Andre Johnson led the league in receiving yards per game in 2007 with 95.6.


Andre Johnson finished the 2008 season recording career highs in receptions and receiving yards totaling 115 receptions for 1,575 yards and touchdown receptions with eight.


Andre Johnson was named to the Pro Bowl and was a First-team All-Pro.


Andre Johnson joined Jerry Rice as the only two receivers since the merger to lead the league in receiving yards in consecutive seasons.


Once again, Andre Johnson was named to both the Pro Bowl and the First-team All-Pro.


In Week 12, against the Tennessee Titans, Andre Johnson became the first player in NFL history to have 60 or more receptions in each of his first eight seasons.


Andre Johnson then proceeded to strike Finnegan on the back of his head and neck before being pulled away by the referee.


Andre Johnson finished the 2010 season with 86 receptions for 1,216 yards and eight touchdowns.


Andre Johnson was ranked seventh his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2011.


However, just as running back Arian Foster had returned from a hamstring injury, Andre Johnson suffered one of his own in Week 4 against the Pittsburgh Steelers.


Andre Johnson made his playoff debut against the Cincinnati Bengals in the Wild Card Round on January 7,2012.


Andre Johnson caught eight passes for 111 yards in the losing effort.


Andre Johnson was ranked 15th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2012.


In Week 6, Andre Johnson became the first Texan in franchise history to reach the 10,000 receiving yards milestone during a Sunday Night Football loss to the Green Bay Packers in 2012.


On November 18,2012, Andre Johnson had the best game of his career in a Week 11 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars.


Andre Johnson had 14 receptions for 273 yards in that game, including the 48-yard game-winning touchdown in overtime.


Andre Johnson's receiving total was ninth-most in a game in NFL history and was the most for any receiver since Terrell Owens had 283 yards for the San Francisco 49ers in 2000.


Andre Johnson set the NFL record for the highest receiving total in back-to-back games with 461 yards, beating the previous record of 450 yards set by Chad Andre Johnson.


Andre Johnson had one of the best seasons of his career even though he played through a groin injury that limited his production during the first half of the season.


Andre Johnson had his third 1,500+ yard season in his career.


Andre Johnson is tied with Marvin Harrison for the second-most 1,500+ yard seasons with three, after Jerry Rice who has four.


Andre Johnson was selected to play in the 2013 Pro Bowl, his sixth selection of his career.


Andre Johnson was voted onto the 2012 All-Pro Team's Second-team, his fifth All-Pro selection in his career.


Andre Johnson was ranked 14th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2013.


Andre Johnson appeared in and started all 16 games for the Texans.


Andre Johnson had 109 receptions for 1,407 yards and five touchdowns.


Andre Johnson was ranked 21st by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2014.


Andre Johnson had 85 receptions for 936 yards and three touchdowns in what was his final season with the Texans.


On March 2,2015, Andre Johnson was informed that he would not be starting for the Texans for the 2015 season.


Andre Johnson was given permission to seek a trade and if unsuccessful, he requested to be cut.


On July 29,2016, Andre Johnson agreed to a two-year contract with the Tennessee Titans.


Andre Johnson had nine receptions for 85 yards and two touchdowns.


Andre Johnson has a daughter, Kylie, who was born in February 2010.


The shopping spree is an event that Andre Johnson partakes in yearly; however, due to a photo of him holding up lengthy receipts, this was the first year the shopping spree generated worldwide attention.