September 23, 1997 (26)
Collin Johnson is an American football wide receiver for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). Prior to his professional career, he showcased his skills in college football at Texas. Johnson, standing tall as the tallest wide receiver in the NFL as of 2020, shares his lineage with College Football Hall of Fame cornerback Johnnie Johnson, his father1.
In high school, despite injuries during his sophomore and senior years, Johnson’s prowess on the field earned him scholarship offers from several universities. Ultimately, he committed to Texas. His college career saw a steady progression, with a noteworthy performance of 191 yards against USC during his junior year. His senior year was marked by significant improvement, with his performance against TCU earning him National Player of the Week honors. Moreover, in the 2018 Big 12 Championship Game, Johnson set the title game record for receiving yards with 1772.