Christopher Duan Johnson (born September 23, 1985 in Orlando, Florida) is an American football running back for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Titans 24th overall in the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at East Carolina.
Johnson played high school football at Olympia High School in Orlando until tearing his ACL his senior year. Johnson was a track superstar at Olympia High, having the second fastest 100m time in the nation behind 2008 Olympic bronze medalist Walter Dix in his senior year. His Junior Year he qualified for the finals of the Florida State meet with a preliminary time of 10.83. Walter Dix won the event with a 10.46 in the finals, Johnson placed 4th with a time of 10.66.
Considered only a two-star recruit by Rivals.com, Johnson was not ranked among the nation's top running back prospects in 2004. He selected East Carolina over Eastern Kentucky and UConn.
Chris Johnson enrolled at East Carolina University in 2004. Johnson made an immediate impact in all 11 games, as he eventually started 7 games on the season. He finished the season on the Conference USA All-Freshman squad as a running back. He did, however, record a...