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Charles Johnson
WR #12
Height:
6-2
Weight:
217
College:
Grand Valley State
Experience:
4
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 39 60 834 13.9 21.4 56 2 15 3 35 1
2016 MIN 16 20 232 11.6 14.5 40 0 3 1 11 0
2015 MIN 11 9 127 14.1 11.5 35 0 3 0 5 0
2014 MIN 12 31 475 15.3 39.6 56T 2 9 2 19 1
2013 CLE 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 39 1 0 -11 -11 -0.3 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0
2016 MIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 MIN 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 MIN 12 1 0.1 -11 -11 -0.9 0 -11 0 -- 0 0 0
2013 CLE 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 39 1 16 16 16 0 0 0 0 0
2016 MIN 16 1 16 16 16 0 0 0 0 0
2015 MIN 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 MIN 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 CLE 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 39 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2016 MIN 16 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2015 MIN 11 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2014 MIN 12 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 CLE 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 39 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2016 MIN 16 -- -- 0 1 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2015 MIN 11 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 MIN 12 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2013 CLE 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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BIOGRAPHY

2015 GP/GS                 Career GP/GS                            Playoffs GP/GS

      11/4               22/10 (PS-GB,CLE; 22/10-MIN)                      0/0

• Played part of 2013 season under Offensive Coordinator Norv Turner and Quarterbacks Coach Scott Turner in Cleveland.

• Emerged late in the season for the Vikings in 2014, leading primary recievers with 15.3 yards per catch.

• Had 1st career 100-yard game in the OT victory vs. NY Jets (12/7/14).

OFF THE FIELD Earned degree in biology in December 2012...Active with youth outreach programs...Aspires to a coaching career after his playing days are over...Brother played WR at Kentucky...Enjoys traveling in his free time and is trying to learn guitar...Helped Vikings honor the small Minnesota town of Caledonia and their CHS Warriors as the top football town in the state after another state title in 2015...Visited fans during the 2015 Minnesota State Fair.

2015 GP/GS                 Career GP/GS                            Playoffs GP/GS

      11/4               22/10 (PS-GB,CLE; 22/10-MIN)                      0/0

• Played part of 2013 season under Offensive Coordinator Norv Turner and Quarterbacks Coach Scott Turner in Cleveland.

• Emerged late in the season for the Vikings in 2014, leading primary recievers with 15.3 yards per catch.

• Had 1st career 100-yard game in the OT victory vs. NY Jets (12/7/14).

OFF THE FIELD Earned degree in biology in December 2012...Active with youth outreach programs...Aspires to a coaching career after his playing days are over...Brother played WR at Kentucky...Enjoys traveling in his free time and is trying to learn guitar...Helped Vikings honor the small Minnesota town of Caledonia and their CHS Warriors as the top football town in the state after another state title in 2015...Visited fans during the 2015 Minnesota State Fair.

PRO Led the Vikings WRs with a 15.3 yard-per-catch average during the 2014 season...Caught his 1st career TD pass on a 22-yard pass from rookie QB Teddy Bridgewater against the team that drafted him - vs. Green Bay (11/23/14)...Originally drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the 7th round (#216 overall) in the 2013 NFL Draft...Went through training camp and the preseason with the Packers before being signed to their practice squad on 9/2/13...Signed to the Cleveland Browns active roster 10/12/13...Placed on Cleveland’s reserve/non-football injury list on 10/16/13...Spent the 2014 preseason with Cleveland before being signed to the Vikings active roster on 9/20/14.

2015 Saw action in 11 games with 4 starts...Had a long of 35 on key drive at Chicago (11/1)...Started season opener at San Francisco (9/14)...Had season-high 3 catches vs. Detroit (9/20) in Vikings 1st win of the season...Had 3-game stretch with a catch of 20+ yards at Detroit (10/25), at Chicago (11/1) and vs. St. Louis (11/8) with a 21-yarder, 35-yarder and 25-yarder, respectively...Was inactive for final 3 games of the season and Wild Card Playoff game vs. Seattle (1/10/16).

2014 Had breakout 1st season on the field after spending the entire 2013 season on practice squads (Green Bay and Cleveland) and reserve/non-football injury list (Cleveland)...Signed by the Vikings to the 53-man roster off Cleveland’s practice squad on 9/20 and was inactive on game day for opening 2 contests...Appeared in 1st career NFL game against the team that drafted him at Green Bay (10/2)...Started 6 games, appearing in 11 during 1st season seeing the field...Caught 1st career TD in 1st start vs. Green Bay (11/23)...Had lone career 100-yard game in Vikings OT victory vs. NY Jets (12/7), ending day with 103 yards on 4 catches with a career-long 56-yard TD from Bridgewater.

2013 Drafted in the 7th round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers...Spent the preseason with the Packers before being signed to the practice squdad on 9/2/13...Signed to Cleveland’s 53-man roster on 10/12/13 4 days before being placed on reserve/non-football injury.

COLLEGE Earned 2nd-Team All-American honors in his 2nd and final season at Grand Valley State (MI)...Caught 128 passes for 2,229 yards and 31 TDs during time at Grand Valley State...Spent 2007 season at Eastern Kentucky...Spent a season playing at Antelope Valley College (2008) before sitting out of football in 2009.

PREP Attended Lloyd Memorial High in Elsmere, KY...Standout in 3 sports- football, basketball and track...Earned All-State honors in football...Placed 3rd and 4th, respectively, at state track meet as a senior in the 200m and 100m sprints.