Player Roster

Print
RSS
Chad Johnson
WR #85
Height:
6-1
Weight:
192
College:
Oregon State
Hometown:
Miami, FL
Experience:
10
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 166 766 11,059 14.4 66.6 82 67 141 40 574 7
2011 NE 15 15 276 18.4 18.4 53 1 3 1 13 0
2010 CIN 14 67 831 12.4 59.4 42 4 8 1 47 0
2009 CIN 16 72 1,047 14.5 65.4 50 9 15 3 55 2
2008 CIN 13 53 540 10.2 41.5 26 4 3 0 36 0
2007 CIN 16 93 1,440 15.5 90 70T 8 27 4 74 2
2006 CIN 16 87 1,369 15.7 85.6 74T 7 16 8 66 1
2005 CIN 16 97 1,432 14.8 89.5 70T 9 16 7 74 1
2004 CIN 16 95 1,274 13.4 79.6 53T 9 17 5 63 1
2003 CIN 16 90 1,355 15.1 84.7 82T 10 20 7 66 0
2002 CIN 16 69 1,166 16.9 72.9 72T 5 13 4 58 0
2001 CIN 12 28 329 11.8 27.4 28 1 3 0 22 0
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 166 24 0.1 175 7.3 1.1 0 26 6 25 1 0 0
2011 NE 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 CIN 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 CIN 16 3 0.2 32 10.7 2 0 26 1 33.3 1 0 0
2008 CIN 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 CIN 16 6 0.4 47 7.8 2.9 0 16 2 33.3 0 0 0
2006 CIN 16 6 0.4 24 4 1.5 0 8 0 -- 0 0 0
2005 CIN 16 5 0.3 33 6.6 2.1 0 11 2 40 0 0 0
2004 CIN 16 4 0.3 39 9.8 2.4 0 18 1 25 0 0 0
2003 CIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2002 CIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2001 CIN 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Passing
YearTeamGAttCompPctAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDTD%IntInt%Lng20+40+SckSckYRate
TOTAL 166 1 0 -- 0 0 -- -- 0 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 39.6
2011 NE 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 CIN 14 1 0 -- 0.1 0 -- -- 0 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 39.6
2009 CIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 CIN 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 CIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 CIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 CIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 CIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 CIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2002 CIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2001 CIN 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 166 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2011 NE 15 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 CIN 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 CIN 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 CIN 13 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 CIN 16 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 CIN 16 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 CIN 16 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 CIN 16 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2003 CIN 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2002 CIN 16 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2001 CIN 12 4 4 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 166 7 4 0 2 1 6 0 0 1 0 0
2011 NE 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2010 CIN 14 -- -- 0 1 -- 6 -- 0 -- -- --
2009 CIN 16 2 2 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2008 CIN 13 -- -- -- -- 1 -- 0 0 -- -- --
2007 CIN 16 2 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1 0 0
2006 CIN 16 1 1 -- 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2005 CIN 16 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2004 CIN 16 1 0 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2003 CIN 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2002 CIN 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2001 CIN 12 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --

No Data

No Data

Bio

2010 HIGHLIGHTS: GENERAL: Tenth-year pro had 67 receptions for 831 yards and four TDs ... Is Bengals career leader by wide margins in receptions (751) and receiving yards (10,783) … Also Bengals all-time leader in career TD receptions (66) ... Second all-time in total TDs (66), behind FB Pete Johnson (70) ... Played in Games 1-14, but suffered increasing soreness due to bone spurs in an ankle, and was inactive for Games 15-16 ... With two 100-yard receiving games, extended to 31 his club record for career 100-yarders ... Ranks seventh among active NFL players in career receptions ... Leads current roster in most Bengals career games (151) and starts (132) ... Has had only two seasons (including 2010) since 2002 of playing less than 16 regular season games, and including postseason, has played in 153 of a possible 162 games in his Bengals career.

GAME-BY-GAME: Tied his career receptions high (12) on Sept. 12 at New England and gained 159 yards ... Scored his 63rd career receiving TD on 28-yard catch in third quarter at New England, tying with Carl Pickens for Bengals career lead ... Also went over 10,000 career receiving yards at New England, reaching 10,011 mark on a 19-yard gain during a third-quarter TD drive ... Caught four-for-44 on Sept. 19 vs. Baltimore, including 700th career reception on his final catch of the day, an 11-yarder as Bengals drove for field goal ... Tied for team lead in catches (four) Sept. 26 at Carolina, gaining 34 yards … Caught three-for-59 on Oct. 3 at Cleveland, including personal season-long 42-yarder ... Caught team-high 10 passes, for 108 yards, with an eight-yard TD Oct. 24 at Atlanta … TD at Atlanta pushed him past Carl Pickens for all-time club record in receiving TDs (64) ... Caught three-for-36 on Oct. 31 vs. Miami ... Held to one catch for 15 yards Nov. 8 vs. Pittsburgh ... Caught seven-for-86 on Nov. 14 at Indianapolis, with five-yard TD catch in second quarter ... Caught three-for-28 on Nov. 21 vs. Buffalo, with two-yard TD in first quarter for game’s opening score ... Caught four-for-41 Nov. 25 at N.Y. Jets ... Led club with 96 yards on five catches Dec. 5 vs. New Orleans, all five catches coming on TD drives ... Caught six-for-71 on Dec. 12 at Pittsburgh and also drew pass interference penalty in end zone that set up Bengals TD ... Two catches for 36 yards Dec. 19 vs. Cleveland ... Inactive due to ankle injury on Dec. 26 vs. San Diego.

2010 HIGHLIGHTS: GENERAL: Tenth-year pro had 67 receptions for 831 yards and four TDs ... Is Bengals career leader by wide margins in receptions (751) and receiving yards (10,783) … Also Bengals all-time leader in career TD receptions (66) ... Second all-time in total TDs (66), behind FB Pete Johnson (70) ... Played in Games 1-14, but suffered increasing soreness due to bone spurs in an ankle, and was inactive for Games 15-16 ... With two 100-yard receiving games, extended to 31 his club record for career 100-yarders ... Ranks seventh among active NFL players in career receptions ... Leads current roster in most Bengals career games (151) and starts (132) ... Has had only two seasons (including 2010) since 2002 of playing less than 16 regular season games, and including postseason, has played in 153 of a possible 162 games in his Bengals career.

GAME-BY-GAME: Tied his career receptions high (12) on Sept. 12 at New England and gained 159 yards ... Scored his 63rd career receiving TD on 28-yard catch in third quarter at New England, tying with Carl Pickens for Bengals career lead ... Also went over 10,000 career receiving yards at New England, reaching 10,011 mark on a 19-yard gain during a third-quarter TD drive ... Caught four-for-44 on Sept. 19 vs. Baltimore, including 700th career reception on his final catch of the day, an 11-yarder as Bengals drove for field goal ... Tied for team lead in catches (four) Sept. 26 at Carolina, gaining 34 yards … Caught three-for-59 on Oct. 3 at Cleveland, including personal season-long 42-yarder ... Caught team-high 10 passes, for 108 yards, with an eight-yard TD Oct. 24 at Atlanta … TD at Atlanta pushed him past Carl Pickens for all-time club record in receiving TDs (64) ... Caught three-for-36 on Oct. 31 vs. Miami ... Held to one catch for 15 yards Nov. 8 vs. Pittsburgh ... Caught seven-for-86 on Nov. 14 at Indianapolis, with five-yard TD catch in second quarter ... Caught three-for-28 on Nov. 21 vs. Buffalo, with two-yard TD in first quarter for game’s opening score ... Caught four-for-41 Nov. 25 at N.Y. Jets ... Led club with 96 yards on five catches Dec. 5 vs. New Orleans, all five catches coming on TD drives ... Caught six-for-71 on Dec. 12 at Pittsburgh and also drew pass interference penalty in end zone that set up Bengals TD ... Two catches for 36 yards Dec. 19 vs. Cleveland ... Inactive due to ankle injury on Dec. 26 vs. San Diego.

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2009 - Cracked the 1000-yard receiving mark for the seventh time in his nine-year career … On Sept. 20 at Green Bay, his 13-yard TD catch put the Bengals ahead to stay at 28-21 in the third quarter … In win Oct. 4 at Cleveland, his TD catch on fourth-and-goal from the two sent the game into overtime, and he also had a five-yard TD in the first quarter … Caught seven-for-94 on Oct. 11 at Baltimore, and drew 25 yards in Ravens penalties against him on Cincinnati’s game-winning TD drive … On Oct. 18 vs. Houston, gained 103 yards on five catches, including personal season-long 50-yarder in second quarter … Had second straight 100-yard receiving game in win Oct. 25 vs. Chicago, catching personal season-high 10, for 118 yards, including TDs of eight yards in first quarter and 13 yards in third quarter … Logged a personal season-high 137 receiving yards (on nine catches) Dec. 6 vs. Detroit, including 36-yard TD in second quarter that put Cincinnati ahead for good at 14-7 … On Dec. 20 at San Diego, his 49-yard TD gave Bengals a 10-7 lead in second quarter, and he set up another TD with 26-yard rush to Chargers seven … Played only briefly in regular-season finale 1-3-10 at N.Y. Jets, and with no receptions, he saw the end of his club-record streak of 120 straight games with a catch … Caught two-for-28 in Wild Card playoff 1-9-10 vs. N.Y. Jets … In preseason, kicked PAT for winning margin in 7-6 victory at New England on Aug. 20 (subbing for injured PK Shayne Graham).

2008 - Led team with four catches (for 37 yards) Sept. 14 vs. Tennessee ... His three-for-28 day Sept. 28 vs. Cleveland included four-yard TD catch from Ryan Fitzpatrick that closed Browns lead to 17-12 in fourth quarter ... Also vs. Browns, recovered fumble by CB Eric Wright (following an INT), setting up offense at Cleveland 45 for drive to a FG and 6-3 halftime lead ... On Oct. 19 vs. Pittsburgh, logged personal season best in receptions (eight) and had 52 yards, including five-yard TD catch from Fitzpatrick in second quarter ... In win Nov. 2 vs. Jacksonville, scored first two Bengals TDs on receptions of two yards (first quarter) and 10 yards (second quarter) ... On Dec. 7 at Indianapolis, registered a personal season-high 79 yards on five receptions, including a personal season-long 26-yarder.

2007 - Led team with 95 receiving yards (on five catches) on Sept. 10 vs. Baltimore, including 39-yard TD catch in first quarter ... His 209 yards Sept. 16 at Cleveland came on 11 catches, and he scored TDs of 22 yards in second quarter and 14 yards in third quarter ... Had nine catches for 138 yards Sept. 23 at Seattle ... Three catches for 102 yards Oct. 21 vs. N.Y. Jets ... Three catches for 48 yards Nov. 4 at Buffalo, when he was sidelined late in fourth quarter with neck strain ... Was transported to hospital for examination of neck strain in Buffalo, but was cleared to return to play Nov. 11 at Baltimore, when he caught 4-for-73 ... Led team in receptions (six) and receiving yards (86) on Dec. 2 at Pittsburgh ... Led team in receiving yards (60) on Dec. 9 vs. St. Louis, and his two catches included a 52-yarder in third quarter that set up a field goal for 16-7 Bengals lead ... Led team in catches (six) and receiving yards (78) on Dec. 15 at San Francisco ... Led team in catches (four) and receiving yards (44) on Dec. 23 vs. Cleveland ... Had two TDs among his four catches Dec. 30 at Miami, and he led team in receiving yards (131) ... His TDs at Miami were from two and 70 yards, and the 70-yarder was the longest Bengals scrimmage play of the year.

2006 - Completed a singular NFL achievement in '06 - winning a fourth consecutive conference receiving yards title. He won the AFC race by the same three-yard margin (1369-1366) that he had in the NFL yards race, as the No. 2 league yardage-maker was Marvin Harrison of Indianapolis. Since the establishment of the American and National conferences in '70, no one else has led a conference four years in a row, and only two other players have won as many as three in a row. Tim Brown of Oakland and Jerry Rice of San Francisco posted three-year streaks, both from '93-95, Brown in the AFC and Rice in the NFC. Prior to the '70 realignment, one player won four straight league titles. Hall of Famer Don Hutson of Green Bay won the NFL crown from '41-44 ... Ochocinco's 1369 receiving yards ranked second in Bengals history, trailing only his own franchise-best total of 1432 in 2005 ... Posted four 100-yard receiving games, moving his career total to a Bengals-record 21, one more than Isaac Curtis ... His seven TDs tied him with Eddie Brown for third place on Bengals in career TD receptions (41) ... With at least one catch in all 16 games, extended his streak in that category to 76 games, second-longest streak in club history (Carl Pickens holds record at 93) ... His 74-yard TD on Nov. 12 vs. San Diego was Bengals' longest scrimmage play of the year, and his 11 catches vs. Chargers equaled his single-game career high ... Had six catches for 190 yards and three TDs on Nov. 19 at New Orleans, tying his career high for TDs and tying Bengals game-record for receiving TDs ... Had five catches for 101 yards Dec. 10 vs. Oakland, posting his Bengals-record 21st game of 100-plus receiving yards ... Set a Bengals single-game record for receiving yards (260) on Nov. 12 vs. San Diego, snapping an Eddie Brown mark of 216 that had stood since '88. And when Ochocinco added 190 yards the following week at New Orleans, he established an NFL record for receiving yards in consecutive games (450). He broke the two-game receiving yards mark of 448 set by San Francisco's John Taylor in '89. 

2005 - Won AFC receiving yards race by 286 over nearest competitor, Indianapolis' Marvin Harrison at 1146 ... Ranked third in NFL in receiving yards, behind Carolina's Steve Smith (1563) and Washington's Santana Moss (1483) ... Ochocinco's career-high 97 catches ranked fifth in NFL, six off league lead ... Caught seven for 139 yards Sept. 18 vs. Minnesota, with a 70-yard TD on game's second scrimmage play, opening door for 37-8 Bengals win ... Had only three catches Sept. 25 at Chicago, but two went for TDs, an 18-yarder that put the Bengals up 7-0 in the first quarter, and a 40-yarder that gave Cincinnati a 24-7 lead in the fourth quarter ... Had team-leading five catches (for 52 yards) Oct. 9 at Jacksonville, including a 14-yard TD in the second quarter ... Had eight receptions for team-leading 135 yards Oct. 16 at Tennessee, including 15-yard TD catch in the fourth quarter that put the Bengals ahead to stay at 24-20 ... Made his TD catch at Tennessee despite pass interference against him, and earlier on the drive, he drew a pass interference penalty against him for 34 yards ... Had five receptions for 91 yards on Nov. 6 at Baltimore, and his spectacular grab at Ravens 4 in fourth quarter was good for 48 yards, setting up the game-clinching TD ... Had career-high 189 receiving yards Nov. 20 vs. Indianapolis, while catching team-leading eight passes ... First catch vs. Indy was for TD of 68 yards in first quarter, putting him at exactly 5000 receiving yards for his career ... Caught 5-for-88 Nov. 27 vs. Baltimore, scoring on 54-yarder in second quarter ... Played key role in Cincinnati's game-winning fourth-quarter FG drive Dec. 11 vs. Cleveland, drawing two penalties against the Browns that turned third downs into first downs ... Caught career-high 11 passes (for 99 yards) Dec. 18 at Detroit and scored eighth TD of the season in second quarter, giving Bengals 17-0 lead ... Had nine catches for 117 yards Dec. 24 vs. Buffalo, including a 41-yard TD catch in second quarter that gave Bengals a 14-13 lead ... Caught 4-for-59 in Wild Card playoff 1-8-06 vs. Pittsburgh ... Had two catches for 15 yards in Pro Bowl on 2-12-06.

2004 - Led AFC in receiving yards (1274), and his 95 catches ranked third in NFL ... His nine TDs (all receiving), were second-most on team ... Voted to second straight Pro Bowl, and named to Pro Football Weekly All-AFC team and College & Pro Football Weekly All-Pro second team ... Won twice in weekly fan voting for the Levitra Play of the Week Award, joining Philadelphia QB Donovan McNabb as only two-time winners ... Earned the Play of the Week for an acrobatic 36-yard TD catch Nov. 21 vs. Pittsburgh, and for his game-winning four-yard grab Dec. 26 vs. N.Y. Giants ... His diving 53-yard TD catch against double coverage on Sept. 12 at the N.Y. Jets was hailed by QB Carson Palmer as "the best catch I've ever seen on a ball I threw in my entire football career" ... In Cincinnati's showcase Monday night win Oct. 25 vs. Denver, Ochocinco caught 7-for-149, including a pair of 50-yard gains ... On Dec. 5 at Baltimore, Ochocinco made a tough, over-the-head catch for 22-yard gain to the Ravens 9-yard line with 30 seconds remaining, setting up Shayne Graham's game-winning FG ... Also at Ravens, had season-high 161 yards on 10 catches (tied for season high) ... On Sept. 19 vs. Miami, his 20-yard catch to Dolphins 30 was the big play in setting up Shayne Graham's 39-yard game-winning FG ... Caught 10-for-117 Nov. 28 vs. Cleveland, including 46-yard TD ... Led team with eight catches Dec. 26 vs. N.Y. Giants, and scored two TDs, including game-winner on a three-yard toss from Jon Kitna with 44 seconds to play.

2003 - Ochocinco's AFC-leading 1355 receiving yards set Bengals season record at the time, breaking Eddie Brown mark of 1273 that had stood since 1988 ... Had 90 catches, led team with career-high 10 TDs, and earned his first Pro Bowl berth ... Tied club record for TD receptions in a game with three on Nov. 23 at San Diego ... Had eight catches for season-high 131 yards Sept. 14 at Oakland ... Had the first two-TD game of his career in Sept. 28 win at Cleveland, on three-yard reception in first quarter and 55-yarder with 0:20 left in first half ... Had 130 yards, including career-long 82-yard TD, in victory Oct. 19 vs. Baltimore ... His 53-yard TD catch Oct. 26 vs. Seattle lifted Bengals from 24-20 deficit to 27-24 win ... Had five catches for 156 yards and one TD in Pro Bowl, including 90-yard TD ... In Pro Bowl, had the second-most receiving yards (156) in game history, and his 90-yard TD catch from Tennessee's Steve McNair was second-longest TD pass in game annals (longest was 93 yards from Bengals QB Jeff Blake to Steelers WR Yancey Thigpen in Feb., 1996).

2002 - Played every game, and started the last 14 ... His 1166 receiving yards ranked fifth in team history through '02, and still stands as the most ever by a first or second-year Bengal ... Led the team in receptions (69) and yards per catch (16.9), as well as in yards ... Tied club record with five 100-yard receiving games, including only the third instance in Bengals history of three straight 100-yarders ... His five TDs ranked second among the receivers and third on the team ... Burned opponents for three 100-yard games in a row, going 7-for-110 on Nov. 10 at Baltimore, 4-for-103 on Nov. 17 vs. Cleveland and 7-for-152 on Nov. 24 at Pittsburgh ... Joined Carl Pickens (1994-95), Tim McGee ('89) and Eddie Brown ('88) in the ranks of Bengals with five 100-yard receiving games in a season ... On Nov. 17 vs. Cleveland, his 4-for-103 day included a 72-yard TD reception from QB Jon Kitna early in first quarter, the longest Bengals scrimmage play of the season ... Johnson recorded his third consecutive game with 100 receiving yards Nov. 24 at Pittsburgh, getting career-high 152 on seven catches ... Recorded his fourth 100-yard receiving game in five games with 114 yards on six catches Dec. 8 at Carolina ... Closed season Dec. 29 at Buffalo with his Bengals-record tying fifth 100-yard game of the year (6-123).

2001 - Drafted by Cincinnati in second round (36th overall) ... Entered draft after his junior season at Oregon State ... Signed July 18 ... Finished third on team in receiving yards (329) despite missing four games with fractured left clavicle he suffered after making a catch in the third quarter Oct. 14 vs. Cleveland ... Missed Games 6-9 ... Made his first two NFL catches Sept. 30 at San Diego, including an eight-yard TD reception from Jon Kitna late in the second quarter that tied the score at 7-7 ... Led the team in victory Oct. 14 vs. Cleveland with five catches (for 68 yards) despite being sidelined in third quarter with collarbone fracture ... Returned to action Nov. 25 at Cleveland and had one catch for seven yards ... Was 2-for-34 receiving on Jan. 6 at Tennessee, and in the fourth quarter, drew a 14-yard pass interference penalty against Michael Booker that put the offense in range for game-winning FG.

CHAD'S RECORD FILE: Following is a list of Bengals records held by Ochocinco:

» Receptions/career: 684
» Receiving yards/career: 9952
» Receiving yards/game: 260 on Nov. 12, 2006 vs. San Diego
» Receiving yards/season: 1440 in 2007 (Ochocinco has the top five seasons in club history)
» Receiving yards/consecutive games: 450, vs. San Diego and at New Orleans in 2006 (also an NFL record)
» 100-yard receiving games/career: 29
» 90+ receptions seasons: Four
» 100-yard receiving games/season: Five (shared)
» Receiving TDs/game: Three (shared)

NOBODY BUT CHAD: Ochocinco is the only NFL player to lead his conference (AFC or NFC) in receiving yards in four straight seasons. He turned the trick from 2003 through ’06. Only two other players, Oakland’s Tim Brown and San Francisco’s Jerry Rice, have been conference leaders for even three consecutive seasons. They both did three straight from 1993-95, Brown in the AFC and Rice in the NFC.

DUAL LEADS ARE DAZZLING: Ochocinco is the only Bengal to have won AFC season crowns in both receptions and receiving yards. He logged his only AFC receptions title in 2005, with 97 catches, and ’05 was one of four consecutive years (’03-06) when he won the AFC receiving yards title. Two other Bengals have won AFC receptions titles — Carl Pickens in 1995-96 and T.J. Houshmandzadeh in 2007 — but neither won a yardage title. Joining Ochocinco as former AFC receiving yards leaders are Isaac Curtis (1973) and Eddie Brown (’88), but neither Curtis nor Brown won a catches title.

A SIX-PACK OF PRO BOWLS: In garnering his sixth career Pro Bowl selection last year, Ochocinco tied CB Lemar Parrish for the second-most nods in Bengals history. T Anthony Muñoz is first with 11. Ochocinco last year replaced injured Wes Welker of New England, who was selected in original voting in December. In the Pro Bowl game, Ochocinco aided the AFC’s 41-34 victory with four receptions for 80 yards. Ochocinco’s first five Pro Bowl nods came after the 2003-07 seasons.

CATCHING THE CLINCHER: The last of Ochocinco’s team-leading nine TD catches last season was a division championship clincher. His six-yard score Dec. 27 vs. Kansas City broke a 10-10 tie with 2:03 to play, and the 17-10 win gave the Bengals their second AFC North title under head coach Marvin Lewis.

NAME CHANGE: Ochocinco played as “Chad Johnson” for the first seven years of his Bengals career. He changed his last name to Ochocinco prior to the 2008 season. The Bengals now use the name Ochocinco for all references to him, including notations of statistics and records he posted prior to the change.

COLLEGE: Averaged 21.8 yards per catch in 2000 as he helped boost Oregon State to a No. 4 national ranking and a Fiesta Bowl victory over Notre Dame ... Caught touchdown passes of four and 74 yards in the Fiesta Bowl ... Set OSU school record with a 97-yard TD reception vs. Stanford ... Finished the 2000 season, including the Fiesta Bowl, with 37 catches for 806 yards and eight TDs ... College teammate of Bengals WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh, with both players chosen by Cincinnati in the 2001 NFL Draft ... Ochocinco played in 1997 and '99 at Santa Monica (CA) College, sitting out '98 to concentrate on academics ... In 20 games at Santa Monica, he caught 120 passes for 2100 yards and 23 touchdowns.

DANCING AND DATING: Ochocinco remained visible to fans across the nation during the recent offseason. He teamed with professional partner Cheryl Burke on ABC television’s highly-rated “Dancing with the Stars,” and women vied to be his date on “The Ultimate Catch,” a program on VH1.

PERSONAL: Hometown is Miami, Fla. … Attended Miami Beach High School … Physical education major at Oregon State … Attended Langston University (Okla.) in 1996, but did not play football … Enjoys following international soccer … Last name is pronounced  “O-cho-SEEN-ko.”

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

Photos