Charles Johnson was an American professional football player who played in the NFL from 1994 to 2002. He played as a wide receiver for nine seasons with the teams like Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles, New England Patriots, and Buffalo Bills.
Following his retirement, Charles was working as an assistant athletic director at Heritage High School in Wake Forest, North Carolina. Sadly, he passed away on 17 July 2022, at the age of 50.
Former NFL wide receiver Charles Johnson has died at 50 years old https://t.co/0pnrpKcsOL
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) July 20, 2022
Reportedly, police found his body in a hotel room on Sunday during a welfare check at Hampton Inn and Suites. As per the preliminary investigations, there were no signs of foul play.
The University of Colorado announced Charles’ death three days later on Wednesday, 20 July 2022. The actual cause of Charles’ death still remains confined.
Let’s explore about Charles Johnson wife, parents, wiki, stats, NFL career, height, and other facts.
Was Charles Johnson Married? Who Is His Wife?
Charles always kept a low profile when it came down to his dating and personal life. It’s not quite sure if the deceased player was married to a wife or dating a girlfriend.
As per some wiki sources, Charles was single at the time of his unfortunate demise.
Charles Johnson Wiki; Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Height
The former NFL player was born Charles Everett Johnson on 3 January 1972 in San Bernardino, California, the United States. Charles was 50 years of age when he died on 17 July 2022. With American nationality, Charles had African-American ethnicity.
Since the wide receiver kept a low profile, the identity of his parents and siblings still remains a mystery. However, wherever they are, they are definitely mourning their loved one’s death.
Charles attended Cajon High School for his high school education. After that, he enrolled at the University of Colorado where he initiated his college football career. He played for the Colorado Buffaloes.
The player stood tall at a height of 6 feet (1.83 meters). Likewise, Charles had a bodyweight of 205 pounds (93 kg).
Charles Johnson NFL Career Stats
Charles got selected in the first round of the 1994 NFL Draft as the 17th overall pick of the Pittsburgh Steelers. He ringed his professional debut on 4 September 1994 in a game against the Dallas Cowboys.
During his rookie reason, Charles played in 16 games and made the seventh-longest reception in the NFL that year (84 years). After five seasons with the Steelers, Charles joined the Philadelphia Eagles in 1999.
Charles then played for the Eagles for two seasons. He then joined New England Patriots in 2001 and was the Super Bowl Champion (XXXVI). Finally, he ended his playing career in 2002 with the Buffalo Bills.