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DiontaeJohnson

Diontae Johnson

WR

Experience: 6 years

Height: 5-10

Age: 27

Weight: 183 lbs

College: Toledo

2023 SEASON

  • REC
    51
  • YDS
    717
  • AVG
    14.06
  • TDS
    5
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Biography

TRANSACTIONS

Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the third round (66th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft (5/8/19)...Placed on the reserve/non football injury (COVID-19) list (1/6/22)...Reinstated (1/7/22)...Re-signed by the Steelers (8/4/22)...Traded to the Carolina Panthers (3/13/24).

COLLEGE

Played in 32 career games for the Toledo Rockets (2015-18), totaling 109 career receptions for 1,793 yards and 19 receiving touchdowns...Finished his collegiate career with 1,594 kick return yards and two touchdowns on 66 attempts...As a senior in 2018, was named First-Team All-MAC as a wide receiver and punt returner after leading the team with 43 receptions, 663 receiving yards and seven receiving touchdowns...Named MAC Special Teams Player of the Year after returning 16 kickoffs for 412 yards and a touchdown...Also returned 13 punts for 241 yards and a touchdown...In 2017, named first-team All-MAC as a wide receiver and punt returner...Recorded 74 receptions for a school-record 1,278 yards and 13 touchdowns...Tallied 683 kickoff return yards and a touchdown, while also adding 102 punt return yards and a touchdown...His 148.0 all purpose yards per game lead the conference and was seventh in the country...Redshirted in 2016 due to injury...Played in 11 games in 2015 as a freshman...Finished the year with 14 receptions for 237 yards and three touchdowns...Returned 32 kickoffs for an average of 22.8 yards per return.

PERSONAL

A native of Ruskin, Fla. Attended Lennard HS.

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