Who is Collin Johnson?
Collin Johnson is a professional American football wide receiver for the New York Giants of the NFL (National Football League). He played college football in Texas. As of 2020, he is the tallest wide receiver in the NFL.
In high school, while attending Valley Christian Schools, he was limited by injury in both his sophomore and senior seasons but still eclipsed 1,100 yards as a senior. By the winter of his sophomore year, he had garnered scholarship offers from USC, Arizona, Utah, Rutgers, Cal, and TCU. However, on April 17, 2014, he committed to Texas along with his brother Kirk, a running back who is a year older than Collin.
How Old Is Collin Johnson?
He is 25 years old as of March 2023, having been born on September 23, 1997, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. Collin Johnson shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Kalani Hilliker, Jordyn Woods, Chris Sails, J.I., Carmie Sellitto, and many more.
Collin Johnson Family
Who are Collin Johnson’s Parents?
He was born to Johnnie Johnson (born in 1956) a former American college and professional football player. And Julie Johnson (Mother).
Does Collin Johnson have Siblings?
He has two siblings. An elder brother by the name of Kirk Johnson and a sister by the name of Camille. His brother was a football player at Texas (2015-19) whereas his sister was a member of the track and field team where she threw the javelin (2018-19).
Collin Johnson Education
He received his high school education at Valley Christian Schools. After high school, he attended The University of Texas at Austin.
Collin Johnson’s Marital Status
He has a girlfriend by the name of Sara Machado. On June 26, 2020, he proposed to his girlfriend.
Collin Johnson Kids
He does not have any kids as of March 2023. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Collin Johnson Career
A College Career
As a freshman, he played in every game and started one. As a sophomore, he started nine games and completed the season with 54 catches. Earlier in his junior season, he hauled in a career-high 191 yards against USC, including 47 on a go-ahead touchdown. However, he was replaced atop the depth chart by Dorian Leonard after underperforming against Oklahoma. Layer after year, he called the benching a learning opportunity and a chance for personal growth.
In week four, his acrobatics and 124 yards against TCU earned him National Player of the Week accolades. But he missed the Nov 10 game against Texas Tech after a slight injury to his knee. In the 2018 Big 12 Championship Game, he set the title game record for receiving yards with 177. The performance came after Johnson was excluded from the All-Big 12 team for 2018. Also, his coaches lauded him for his increased blocking skills throughout the season.
A Professional Career
A Career with the Jacksonville Jaguars
He was selected in the fifth round with the 165th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jaguars received the 165th pick used to select Johnson as a result of a trade that sent Dante Fowler to the Los Angeles Rams. He recorded three catches for 30 yards in week 5 against the Houston Texans and his first touchdown reception during the 30-14 loss. He went on and recorded four catches for 96 yards and a touchdown during the 27-25 loss in week 11 against the Cleveland Browns. Jaguars quarterback Mike Glennon threw a 46-yard pass that Johnson ran in for his second touchdown of the year. But he was placed on the injured reserve on January 2, 2021. On August 31, 2021, he was waived by the Jaguars.
A Career with the New York Giants
He was claimed off waivers by the New York Giants on September 1, 2021. And he was placed on the injured reserve with torn Achilles on August 24, 2022.
Collin Johnson Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 6 inches (1.98m) and a weight of 100kg (220 lbs).
Collin Johnson’s Salary and Net Worth
With the Jacksonville Jaguars, he had an average annual salary of $1,200,717. But his salary with the New York Giants is not mentioned on the internet. And has an estimated net worth of $5 million.