Superstar wide receiver nicknamed "Megatron" who set an NFL record for single season receiving yards in 2012 when he compiled 1,964 for the Detroit Lions. He was selected 2nd overall by the Lions in the 2007 NFL Draft.
In 2012, he signed an extension with the Lions worth $132 million, making him one of the highest paid players in the history of the NFL.
He was joined on the Detroit Lions by quarterback Matthew Stafford in 2009 and once Stafford overcame a series of injuries, he and Megatron combined to form one of the most dominant offensive duos in the NFL.
He had a standout season for Georgia Tech in 2006, winning both the Fred Biletnikoff Award and the ACC Player of the Year Award.
His mother Arica Johnson helped him negotiate his $132 million contract.
- The meaning of the name Johnson: Son Of John