Trumaine Johnson (wide receiver)

Trumaine Johnson (born January 16, 1960) is a retired American football player who played in the National Football League and the United States Football League.

Trumaine Johnson
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Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1960-11-16) November 16, 1960 (age 59)
Bogalusa, Louisiana
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
College:Grambling State
NFL Draft:1983 / Round: 6 / Pick: 141
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Receiving yards:1,150
Receiving TDs:4
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR


Johnson was selected by the Chicago Blitz of the United States Football League in the 1983 USFL Draft after a college football career at Grambling State University.

Johnson caught a league leading 81 passes for a league leading 1327 yards with 10 touchdowns in his rookie season with the Blitz. He was named to the USFL All-Star team.

In 1984, Johnson played for the Arizona Wranglers and caught 90 passes for 1258 yards with 13 touchdowns. He was again named to the USFL All-Star team.

He then switched to the National Football League in 1985 and played for the San Diego Chargers as a reserve wide receiver for the next two seasons. He joined the Buffalo Bills in 1987 and had his biggest NFL season there in 1988 when he caught 38 passes for 528 yards. He retired after that season.[1]

Career statsEdit

  • USFL
    • Catches - 171
    • Yards - 2585
    • Touchdowns - 23
    • Yards Per Catch - 15.1


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