Calvin Johnson

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Calvin Johnson
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Johnson at Lions training camp in 2012
No. 81     Detroit Lions
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-09-29) September 29, 1985 (age 33)
Place of birth: Newnan, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)Weight: 236 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school: Tyrone (GA) Sandy Creek
College: Georgia Tech
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2
Debuted in 2007 for the Detroit Lions
Last played in 2015
Career history
Roster status: Retired
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 2, 2015
Receptions 655
Receiving yards 10,527
Receiving TDs 75
Stats at

Calvin Johnson (born September 29, 1985) is a American football wide receiver played his for the Detroit Lions. His nickname is Megatron. He was drafted by the Lions in 2007.

He was also on the winless 2008 Lions roster. Even though the Lions went 0-16, Johnson finished as one of the strongest wide receivers statistically for the season, fifth in receiving yards (1,331) and 7th in receiving yards per game (83.2), and leading the league in receiving touchdowns (12).

At the end of 2015, Johnson retired.

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