Jeremi Johnson

Jeremi Johnson

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Johnson in 2006.
No. 31, 23
Position: Fullback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1980-09-04) September 4, 1980
Place of birth: Louisville, Kentucky
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 275 lb (125 kg)
Career information
College: Western Kentucky
NFL Draft: 2003 / Round: 4 / Pick: 118
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receptions: 60
Receiving yards: 301
Receiving touchdowns: 6
Player stats at

Jeremi Ray Johnson (born September 4, 1980) is a former American football fullback. He was drafted by the Bengals in the fourth round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at Western Kentucky.

Early years

Johnson was a standout for Ballard High School, rushing for over 2,000 yards and scoring 35 touchdowns in his junior and senior seasons.

College career


As a collegiate player, Jeremi Johnson played his first three seasons at Indiana University, where he was named to the All-Big Ten Conference freshman team in 1999. However, in 2002, Johnson suffered a hamstring injury in spring practice.

Western Kentucky

Jeremi Johnson transferred to Western Kentucky University for his senior season, where he was a key player on the Hilltoppers' NCAA Division 1-AA championship team.

Professional career

Cincinnati Bengals

Johnson was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fourth round (118th overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft. He was released with an injury settlement on November 26, 2008.

The Bengals re-signed Johnson on April 24, 2009. Johnson is now a free agent.

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