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Former Houston Texans receiver Andre Johnson elected into Pro Football Hall of Fame


HOUSTON (KIAH) — The Houston Texans will have their first player in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, as Andre Johnson was named to the 2024 induction class, making it on his third try.

The star wide receiver played for the Texans from 2003 to 2014. He became the all-time leader in nearly every category, including career receptions (1,012), receiving yards (13,597), receiving touchdowns (64) and 100-yard games (51). Additionally, Johnson holds multiple single-game records for the Texans, including most receptions (14), receiving yards (273) and receiving touchdowns (three) in a game.

HOUSTON, TX- OCTOBER 09: Vontae Davis #21 of the Indianapolis Colts knocks the ball out of the hands of Andre Johnson #80 of the Houston Texans in the fourth quarter in a NFL game on October 9, 2014 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Johnson started in all 169 games he appeared in and led the team in receptions and receiving yards in 10 of those seasons. He set the single-season franchise record for receptions with 115 in 2008 and receiving yards with 1,598 in 2012. Johnson also had a stretch of 133 consecutive games played with a reception (11/6/05 to 12/21/14) and scored 64 career touchdowns with the Texans, which marks the second most in franchise history.

He finished his career with 1,062 catches for 14,185 yards and 70 touchdowns. He was a four-time All-Pro selection (2006, 2008-09, 2012) and seven-time Pro Bowler (2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014).



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