- Bryant Johnson
currentteam=San Francisco 49ers
birthdate=birth date and age|1981|3|7
San Francisco 49ers(2008-present)
Bryant Johnson (born
March 7, 1981in Baltimore, Maryland) is an American football wide receiverfor the San Francisco 49ersof the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the Arizona Cardinals17th overall in the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college footballat Penn State.
Baltimore City Collegehigh school, excelling at football, basketball, and track. He was selected first-team all-state and the 1998 Baltimore Touchdown Club’s offensive player-of-the-year from the Knight's football team, Johnson also anchored a winning relay team at the Penn Relays. [http://www.nflplayers.com/players/player.aspx?id=34528 [ for the Knight's track team.]
Johnson was a star wide receiver for
Penn State University, starting his final two years. He was the sixth player in PSU history to catch more than 100 career passes, and finished second all-time with 2,008 career receiving yards [http://www.azcardinals.com/team/bio.php?PRKey=42] .
Johnson earned a
Bachelor of Artsin sociologyfrom Penn State University in 2005.
Johnson played three years predominantly as the Cardinal's third option receiver, playing mainly out of the slot receiver role, due to
Anquan Boldinand Larry Fitzgeraldbeing higher on the depth chart. His 35 catches in 2003 was the third most receptions for a rookie(his teammate Anquan Boldin had the most receptions for a rookie that year) [http://www.azcardinals.com/team/bio.php?PRKey=42] .
Johnson scored the inaugural
touchdownat University of Phoenix Stadium, a 5-yard reception from Kurt Warnerin the Arizona Cardinalspreseason game on August 12, 2006.
an Francisco 49ers
On March 14, 2008 Bryant Johnson signed a one-year deal with the
San Francisco 49ers. [http://www.mercurynews.com/49ers/ci_8577754]
* [http://www.azcardinals.com/team/bio.php?PRKey=42 Arizona Cardinals bio]
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