Andre Johnson is a former professional wide receiver. He played college football at Miami, where he was a standout wide receiver. He was co-MVP of the 2002 Rose Bowl, where the Hurricanes defeated the Nebraska to cap an undefeated season and their fifth national championship.
Johnson played most of his 14-year career with the NFL's Houston Texans. He was drafted by the Texans third overall in the 2003 NFL Draft. As of 2021, he is 11th all-time in NFL career receptions, and in NFL receiving yards.Also as of 2021, Johnson holds nearly every Texans franchise receiving record. He was also a member of the Indianapolis Colts and Tennessee Titans. During his career, Johnson was named to the Pro Bowl 7 times, named to 5 All-Pro teams and emerged as one of the NFL's most productive wide receivers of the 21st century. His 1,831 receiving yards is ranked fifth on the University of Miami's all-time career list( as of 2021) . In 2007, the Texans signed Johnson to a 6-year 60-million-dollar contract. And on August 4, 2010, Johnson became the highest paid wide receiver in NFL history when he signed a two-year contract extension, keeping him under contract through the 2016 season.
In 2003, he founded the Andre Johnson Foundation for children and teens growing up in single-parent homes. Johnson was inducted into the Miami Sports Hall of Fame on April 10, 2014 at a ceremony in Miami .