Chris Johnson (cornerback) life and biography

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Chris Johnson (cornerback) biography

Date of birth : 1979-09-25
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Gladewater, Texas
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-01-05
Credited as : Football player NFL, cornerback for the Oakland Raiders, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Chris Johnson is an American football cornerback for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League.

PRO:
Experienced defensive back has seen action in 41 games, including 28 with the Raiders over two seasons.

2008: Appeared in 15 games…Started seven contests at CB…Tied for the team lead and set a career high with three interceptions…Totaled 35 tackles, 12 passes defensed and one forced fumble...(9/8) vs. DEN: Saw action at CB and on special teams…(9/14) @ KC: Saw time in a reserve role…(9/21) @ BUF: Inactive…(9/28) vs. SD: Recorded first career interception…Credited with a pass defensed…Registered one solo tackle for a loss…(10/12) @ NO: Saw action at CB and on special teams…(10/19) vs. NYJ: Saw time in a reserve capacity…(10/26) @ BAL: Saw time at CB and on special teams…(11/2) vs. ATL: Appeared on special teams…(11/9) vs. CAR: Made first start of the season at CB…Had three solo tackles…Credited with a career-high three passes defensed…(11/16) @ MIA: Tied a career high with nine tackles…Forced a fumble…(11/23) @ DEN: Started at CB…Had two passes defensed…(11/30) vs. KC: Started at CB…Intercepted second pass of the season and returned it 44 yards…Credited with one pass defensed…(12/4) @ SD: Started at CB…Made two solo tackles…(12/14) vs. NE: Started at CB…Had five solo tackles and assisted on an additional stop…Recorded one pass defensed…(12/21) vs. HOU: Started at CB…Had three solo tackles and assisted on another stop…Intercepted a pass in the fourth quarter…Credited with three passes defensed…(12/28) @ TB: Started at CB and had four solo tackles…Added one pass defensed.

2007: Saw action in 13 games at CB and special teams, contributing 10 special teams tackles…Was inactive 10/21-11/4…Recorded one solo tackle, two assists and two passes defensed at CB…(9/16) @ DEN: Recorded one special teams tackle…(9/23) vs. CLE: Recorded one special teams tackle…(11/11) vs. CHI: Assisted on two tackles and had a pass defensed…(11/18) @ MIN: Recorded two special teams tackles…(11/25) @ KC: Made one special teams tackle…(12/2) vs. DEN: Recorded two special teams tackles…(12/9) @ GB: Had one solo tackle and recorded one special teams tackle…(12/16) vs. IND: Had one pass defensed...(12/30) vs. SD: Had one special teams tackle.

2006: Acquired by the Kansas City Chiefs and released before the start of the season.

2005: Acquired by the St. Louis Rams in 2005 and saw action in 14 games, starting one…Inactive for two games with a back injury…Recorded 25 tackles (22 solo)…Also had 38 kickoff returns for 857 yards (22.6 avg.) and a 99-yard touchdown return…(9/11) @ SF: Made NFL debut and had four kickoff returns for 55 yards…(9/18) @ AZ: Had two tackles and one pass defensed…(9/25) vs. TEN: Forced first career fumble…(10/2) @ NYG: Returned six kickoffs for 146 yards…(10/9) vs. SEA: Took back six kickoffs for 202 yards, including a career-best 99-yard return for his first career touchdown… (11/20) vs. AZ: Had a career-high nine tackles and had one pass defensed…(11/27) @ HOU: In his first NFL start, registered seven tackles.

2003: Drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the seventh round (245th overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft.

COLLEGE:

A two-year letterwinner at Louisville after transferring from Blinn Junior College (Brenham, Texas)…Played in 26 games at Louisville with eight starts…Posted 44 total tackles (32 solo), one tackle for a loss and seven passes defensed…As a senior, played in all of Louisville’s 13 games and started seven contests…Was a starter in seven of the last eight games...Also a standout on both the punt and kickoff coverage units, which ranked among the nation’s best…Provided depth to a talented secondary as a junior…Broke into the starting lineup at the Liberty Bowl against BYU...Had fourth quarter interception in his first major bowl game, sealing the Cardinals 28-10 victory over the Cougars…Honorable mention junior college All-America choice
following his sophomore season at Blinn JC...Logged seven interceptions and a pair of blocked field goals in 2000...Justice Administration major.

PERSONAL:

Three-year starter in the secondary at Pinetree (Longview, Texas) High School...Two-time all-district selection in football...Picked off 12 passes as a senior, helping Pinetree to a 7-3 mark...Also earned three letters in track and field, making regionals in the 200, 4x100, long jump and triple jump.


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