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Johnny Knox biography

Date of birth : 1986-11-03
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Houston, Texas, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-01-06
Credited as : Football player NFL, wide receiver for the Chicago Bears, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Johnny Knox is an American football wide receiver for the Chicago Bears of the NFL .

NFL Career

Made an immediate impact for Chicago in his rookie season, finishing second in the NFL with a 29.0 kickoff return average, en route to being named to the Pro Bowl...Returned 32 kickoffs for 927 yards and 1 TD... Played in 15 games, collecting 45 catches for 527 yards (11.7 avg) and 5 TDs... Added 1 special teams tackle and 1 punt return for 0 yards... Ranked 7th in catches and 9th in receiving yards in the NFL amongst all rookies in 2009.

2009 - Pro Bowl; NFC Special Teams Player of the Month (10/10); NFC Special Teams Player of the Week (10/4), Brian Piccolo Award.

2009 : Ranked second in the NFL with a 29.0 kickoff return mark, returning 32 kickoffs for 927 yards and a TD... Played in 15 games, recording 45 catches for 527 yards (11.7 avg) and 5 TDs... Finished fourth on the team in receiving yards and fifth in receptions... Ranks third all-time amongst Bears rookies in catches and fifth in receiving yards... Had TD in four straight games (3 receiving, 1 kickoff return), the first Bears rookie to accomplish that feat since Walter Payton in 1975... Posted a career-high 83 receiving yards vs. GB (12/13)

College :

Two-year letterwinner at Abilene Christian (2007-08) after playing his first two seasons at Tyler Junior College (2005-06)... Honored as an All-American and all-conference selection following both of his seasons at ACU... Hauled in 118 receptions for 2,227 yards and 30 TDs in his two seasons at Abilene... Concluded his career with the most TD receptions in school history and finished fifth all-time in receiving yards and tied for sixth in receptions... Ranks second in school history with nine 100-yard receiving games and tied for first with two 200-yard contests... Just the second player in team annals in post two 1,000-yard receiving seasons... Also set a school single-season record with 17 TD receptions in 2007... Caught 16 passes for 306 yards and 8 TDs in Abilene's four playoff games during his career... Also returned 21 punts for 188 yards (9.0 avg) and 7 kickoffs for 160 yards (22.9 avg)... Saw action in 13 games at Tyler College (8 starts), catching 45 passes for 1,023 yards (22.7 avg) and 13 TDs... As a senior, named an All-American by the NFL Draft Report, while taking home all-Lone Star Conference and all-Super Region IV first-team honors... Started all 12 games, pacing the team in receptions (56), receiving yards (1,069) and receiving TDs (13)... Returned 13 punts for 96 yards (7.4 avg) and 3 kickoffs for 75 yards (25.0 avg)... Collected five 100-yard receiving games and two 200-yard contests, becoming the second player in ACU history to post back-to-back 200-yard outings... Set the school record with 232 yards receiving vs. Angelo State, and tied the conference and school mark with 4 TD receptions... As a junior, selected to the first team all-LSC South Division squad and named the division's top receiver... Named honorable mention All-American and all-Southwest Region first-team by the Football Gazette... Broke the Abilene Christian single-season record for TD catches with 17, which also set the conference mark and ranks third all-time in Division II history... Recorded 62 catches for 1,158 yards (18.7), which rank fifth and fourth, respectively, in school annals... Posted four 100-yard receiving games... Played in 9 games as a sophomore, making 8 starts at Tyler Junior College... Led all receivers in the Texas junior college ranks with 11 receiving TDs... Caught 37 passes for 886 yards (23.9 avg)... The 23.9 average led the National Junior College Athletics Association... As a freshman, saw action in 4 games, posting 8 receptions for 137 yards (17.1 avg) and 2 TDs.


Attended Channelview H.S. in Houston... First-team all-state selection as a senior... General studies major at ACU.

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