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Sports-and-Recreation Larry Johnson was born on November 19, 1979 in La Plata, Maryland. Over the years Johnson has proven that he is one of the best running backs in the entire world. In fact, many believe that he is one of the best players in the world regardless of position. Although he has not received as many accolades as some of his counterparts, Johnson is definitely one player who is sure to put up solid numbers year in and year out. Even at a young age it was evident that Johnson was going to be a great football player. This began to show during his high school days at State College Area High School in State College, Pennsylvania. He played both linebacker and running back in high school, and finished his career with 2,159 yards. After high school Johnson decided to take his game to Pennsylvania State University. In 2002, Johnson managed to rush for more than 2,000 yards; a feat that has only been met by a handful of players. Thanks to his impressive season in 2002 Johnson received several awards including the Maxwell Award for the top college player, the Doak Walker Award for the top college running back, and the Walter Camp Award. To top all of this off, Johnson graduated with a degree in Integrative Arts. Johnson was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2003 NFL Draft, and has been with the team ever since. During his first couple of seasons Johnson did not see a lot of action, but this changed drastically in 2005 when he played in all 16 games. This led to him ending the season with 1,750 yards and 20 touchdowns. Johnson followed this up in 2006 with 1,789 and 17 touchdowns. Although Larry Johnson does not have all the endorsement deals or get a lot of attention, he is still among the best players in the NFL. About the Author: 相关的主题文章: