Calvin Johnson Top 56 Quotes Height, Weight, Net Worth, Age, Birthday, Wikipedia, Who, Nationality, Biography

Calvin Johnson is a well-known former American football wide receiver who spent nine years with the Detroit Lions. Similarly, he attended Georgia Tech for college football before being picked second overall by the Lions in the 2007 NFL Draft. Despite his early retirement at the age of 30 in 2016, he is regarded as one of the greatest wide receivers of all time.

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  1. “I hope I can be as good of a father to my son as my dad was to me.”― Calvin Johnson
  2. “Any time you’re dealing with an ankle, you’ve got to run, you’ve got to cut, you’ve got to do all those things. It makes it tough.”― Calvin Johnson
  3. “If I was to keep playing, I had to play in Detroit, and it just wasn’t for me anymore.”― Calvin Johnson
  4. “Trying to be smarter, work smarter, and just take care of my body more and more.”― Calvin Johnson
  5. “The team doctor, the team trainers, they work for the team. And I love ’em, you know. They’re some good people, you know. They want to see you do good. But at the same time, they work for the team, you know. They’re trying to do whatever they can to get you back on the field and make your team look good.”― Calvin Johnson
  6. “It’s easy to show off if you are making plays all the time. But it’s not me.”― Calvin Johnson
  7. “I have always been like this. I take after my father. I’m just chill.”― Calvin Johnson
  9. “My phone blows up all the time. I had to change my number.”― Calvin Johnson
  10. “I got a finger that’s literally bone-on-bone. This bad boy, it gets smaller. The more and more I do, it grinds bone-on-bone.”― Calvin Johnson
  11. “I’m on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ because I want to prove my sister wrong. My sister literally told the world that I could not dance, so I have to redeem myself.”― Calvin Johnson
  12. “My son makes me want to be better so that I can be there for him.”― Calvin Johnson
  13. “We all understand it’s a privilege just to be playing in this league.”― Calvin Johnson
  14. “For me, to just have my own shoe is unbelievable. As a kid, you see Jordans and wonder what that feels like to have your own shoe, and the fact that I have one is really surreal.”― Calvin Johnson
  15. “I’m a Southern guy, so Jeezy, T.I., and Outkast are always playing on my iPod.”― Calvin Johnson
  16. “I was a baseball guy. Mom wouldn’t let me play football when I was little because she was scared I’d get hurt. So, I finally convinced her to let me play in 7th grade.”― Calvin Johnson
  17. “It wasn’t really until the 10th or 11th grade when I started to play well, and football took the place of baseball, which was my love when I was five years old. I don’t know what happened; baseball just got boring to me, I guess.”― Calvin Johnson
  18. “I have my own people that make my clothes because it’s hard for me to find stuff that fits.”― Calvin Johnson
  19. “I like to dress up every now and then.”― Calvin Johnson
  20. “That’s what everybody calls me, ‘Cheat Code,’ because they just throw the ball up to me.”― Calvin Johnson
  21. “I’ve been a Madden guy since I was little.”― Calvin Johnson
  22. “As NFL players, we have such a platform to spread the Word of God. And that is an area I don’t mind speaking out on at all. As far as talking about my football skills, however, I will let my abilities and actions speak for themselves.”― Calvin Johnson
  23. “During the season, I dodge the media, kind of. It’s not that I’m trying to avoid them, but I know if they get a hold of me, there’s going to be, like, 10 people around me, and I’m going to have to answer question after question, where in that time, after practice, I need to be taking care of my body and recovering.”― Calvin Johnson
  25. “I’m just a worker.”― Calvin Johnson
  26. “You know what’s funny? There’s times when you catch a ball and really didn’t even see that ball. You’re like, ‘That couldn’t have been all me.’”― Calvin Johnson
  27. “I know where my body’s at, know how it feels, you know.”― Calvin Johnson
  28. “Concussions happen. If not on every play, then they happen like every other, every third play, you know.”― Calvin Johnson
  29. “It’s simple to get a concussion, you know. I don’t know how many I’ve had over my career, you know, but I’ve definitely had my fair share.”― Calvin Johnson
  30. “I had fun while I did it, and I left it all out there on the field. I’m tapped out.”― Calvin Johnson
  31. “I’m not coming back to play.”― Calvin Johnson
  32. “I got stuff that’s going to hurt for the rest of my life.”― Calvin Johnson
  33. “I got chronic stuff that everybody has when they’re done playing football for any length of time. So the good thing is I’m able to walk. I feel good. I’m able to spend more time with the fam.”― Calvin Johnson
  34. “The thing I don’t miss is waking up in the morning, hurting, the grind of the game.”― Calvin Johnson
  35. “I don’t even like to talk Lions too much just because the way our relationship ended.”― Calvin Johnson
  36. “Guys get concussions, they don’t tell the coaches. It happens.”― Calvin Johnson
  37. “The team needs me out there on the field. And sometimes you allow that to jeopardize yourself, but that’s just the nature of the world.”― Calvin Johnson
  38. “I don’t want to dog the NFL.”― Calvin Johnson
  39. “I gotta go through, like, a little routine when I wake up in the morning to get everything functioning and ready to go. But, the only thing is everything just goes back to gridlock so fast once I sit down, ’cause you know you go to work again.”― Calvin Johnson
  40. “My biggest regret is that I wasn’t able to help give our fans a championship.”― Calvin Johnson
  41. “I’ve got a lot of miles on my legs.”― Calvin Johnson
  42. “I’ve got a lot of other things I want to do.”― Calvin Johnson
  43. “That’s everybody’s goal, when they come to the league, is to win a Super Bowl. That’s the ultimate goal.”― Calvin Johnson
  44. “Be real with yourself in whatever area of your life and your game that you need improvement on. Once you figure that out, you just have to go out and work on it. For me, it’s footwork. I constantly work on it, and it’s a never-ending process.”― Calvin Johnson
  45. “I’m an honest guy.”― Calvin Johnson
  46. “I’ve got nothing to be ashamed of.”― Calvin Johnson
  47. “You love the game, but it’s hard to do the things you do when you’re feeling like you’re a leg down all the time, literally. Or you’re always beat up, even coming into the season. So it’s just not as fun when you’re down, and you got to work your way up. And you can’t really get there because you’re so beat up.”― Calvin Johnson
  48. “Retired life’s good, man.”― Calvin Johnson
  49. “If you feel like you’ve got a concussion, if you don’t know, if you take the test whatever, if you feel like you’ve got a concussion, the biggest thing is rest, man. Cause you usually compound your injury so much if you go back out there, and we all know that now.”― Calvin Johnson
  50. “Each year, you’ve got to talk about it more and more, you’ve got to have programs. You’re doing these camps, you’ve got to talk about concussion awareness.”― Calvin Johnson
  51. “All of us growing up, if you’re a professional player or a college player, you’re molding your game after guys. You see guys, you see things guys do. Like Randy Moss, I’m a Randy Moss guy.”― Calvin Johnson
  52. “It’s a part of football, you get concussed, you gotta keep on playing. You can’t get afraid to go across the middle any more than you were at the beginning.”― Calvin Johnson
  53. “When you’re in the game, you’re still in the moment.”― Calvin Johnson
  54. “When I first came into the league, my first three, four years, I had a teammate from college win a Super Bowl.”― Calvin Johnson
  55. “I had great stats in my career, you know, but really, you want to win.”― Calvin Johnson
  56. “Even if the coverage is leaning toward you or whatever it may be, there’s ways to beat it.”― Calvin Johnson