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Tony Johnson

Date of birth
Mar 12, 1982

Ht: 5'11"Wt: 209 lbs.

Birthplace
Pomfret, MD

Hometown
State College, PA

College
Pennsylvania State University

High school
State College Area

Summary
Tony Johnson is a former American football wide receiver. He played collegiately at Penn State football from 2000 to 2003. He is currently ranked 7th all time in receptions for the Nittany Lions with 107, and 8th in receiving yards with 1,072. Johnson was listed at 5'11, 209 lbs. and wore number 11. His older brother is Kansas City Chiefs running back, Larry Johnson. The two are currently...
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Playing career
Penn State FootballWide Receiver
Career receiving: 107 rec, 1,702 yds, 11 TD

Trivia
  • Teresa Johnson is his twin sister.
  • After his football career, he became the manager of brother Larry.
  • Spent some time (off-/preseason, practice squad) with the San Francisco 49ers (2004), Minnesota Vikings (2004) and New York Giants (2005). Worked out for the Washington Redskins in 2005, but wasn't signed.

Where are they now?
  • Marketing/Business Development at HAAS Building Solutions, State College, PA Mar 6, 2013

Family members on Fanbase
Larry Johnson (father), Larry Johnson (brother), Teresa Johnson (sister)

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Penn State's Tony Johnson has a QB Zack Mills pass slip off his fingertips against OSU in 2001. Photo by J.C. Pennington
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Tony Johnson Signs With San Francisco 49ers - Penn State Official Athletic Site
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Tony Johnson Signs With San Francisco 49ers
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27 Oct 2001: Tony Johnson of Penn State fumbles the ball against Ohio State. (Jamie Squire/Allsport)
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Tony Johnson #11 of the Penn State Nittany Lions lines up as he awaits the snap against the Michigan Wolverines during the game on October 12, 2002 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Wolverines beat the Nittany Lions in the first overtime...
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Dustin Fox #37 of Ohio State breaks up a pass attempt to Wide Receiver Tony Johnson #11 of Penn State on October 26, 2002 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State won the game, 13-7. (Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images)
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Photo: Al Tielemans/Sports Illustrated
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by Caesar Berardi Sep 21, 2011
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Fifth Annual Football Letterman's Club Golf Outing Draws More Than 100 Former Nittany Lions
The Fifth Annual Penn State Football Letterman's Club golf outing on Saturday was a huge success as more than 100 former players and current coaches and staff enjoyed a great day at the Penn State Blue Course.
Pennsylvania State University Athletics Department, Aug 01, 2011
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