Collin Johnson; Texas, Height, Dad, Draft, Brother, Stats, Injury, Dating

Collin-Johnson
Published Date: 15 Jan, 2020 Updated date: 15 Jan, 2020

As the NFL 2020 draft is a touch more than three months away, many young college football players are turning out to be a huge prospect. Among these names, Texas Longhorns’ player Collin Johnson is another great addition.

Collin Johnson powers his dominance in the college football league as a wide receiver for the Texas Longhorns. Before that, he played high school football at Valley Christian.

Collin Johnson Short Bio & Family: Age, Dad, Brother

The 22-years-of-age football wide receiver was born as Collin Johnson on 23 September 1997 in Los Angeles, California, the United States. He is the son of his College Football Hall of Fame cornerback father, Johnnie Johnson. His dad played at Texas and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2007. Johnnie also enjoyed 10 season-long NFL career with Los Angeles Rams and Seattle Seahawks during the 1980s.

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Collin Johnson with his family (Picture: Texas Sports)

Besides his father, Collin has an older brother named Kirk Johnson, who is also a football player at Texas. Likewise, he shares a sibling bond with a sister named Camille Johnson. Camille is a member of the track and field team.

Speaking about his education, Collin attended Valley Christian High School in San Jose. Eventually, he was up-and-running with his amateur football career. Later on, Collin enrolled at the University of Texas to play college football for the Texas Longhorns. He graduated from the university in December 2019.

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His Amateur Career Stats

As part of his high school career, Collin was limited by injury in both his sophomore and senior seniors. However, he eclipsed 1,100 yards as a senior. He then committed to Texas on 17 April 2014 along with his brother, Kirk.

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Collin Johnson in his Texas Longhorns’ jersey (Picture: Collin’s Instagram)

In his early junior season, Collin hauled in a career-high 191 yards against the USC including 47 on a go-ahead touchdown. During the 2016 season, Collin managed 28 receptions for 315 receiving yards with 3 touchdowns. The 2018 season was very fruitful for him as the player managed the stats of 68 receptions for 985 receiving yards with 7 touchdowns.

Coming with the impressive stats, the player is one of the huge prospects for the 2020 NFL draft, which takes place on 23-25 April 2020.

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Long-Haul Dating Life With High School Sweetheart

As like his well-guided professional career, Collin Johnson lives in bliss with his well-nurtured relationship life. The college football player is dating a beautiful girl named Sara Machado. Collin and Sara started their romantic affair in 2015.

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Collin Johnson with his girlfriend Sara Machado during university graduation on 19 December 2019 (Picture: Collin’s Instagram)

The pair have known each other since their high school days. They graduated the high school together and joined the same university where their bond got tighter. As it as been more than four years since the couple has ballooned their romance, they look ready to give their bond a new label.

Height and Body Measurements

The athlete stands tall at a height of 6 feet and 6 inches (1.98 meters). Besides, Collin possesses a bodyweight of 220 pounds (100 kg).

In addition, the player has black hair and black eyes.

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Some Interesting Facts About Collin Johnson

  • By the winter of his sophomore year in high school, Collin had garnered scholarship offers from USC, Arizona State, Utah, Rutgers, Cal and TCU.
  • Heading to the college senior year, he landed on the Walter Camp Award, Wuerffel Award and Biletnikoff Award preseason watchlists.
  • In 2018 Big 12 Championship Game, Collin set the title game record for receiving yards with 177.     
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