Is Megatron a HOF?

February 21, 2019 Off By idswater

Is Megatron a HOF?

THE FLATS – Georgia Tech football legend Calvin Johnson was officially enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Sunday evening in Canton, Ohio.

What is the Megatron rule?

The ‘Calvin Johnson Rule’ is not an actual rule, but rather a clarification regarding catches made in the end zone. The rule states that a receiver must maintain possession of the ball in the end zone at all times, even after hitting the ground.

When did Dez drop it?

So does Leon Lett’s epic blunder in the 1993 Thanksgiving Day game against the Miami Dolphins. However, perhaps nothing grinds the gears of Cowboys fans quite like debating whether or not “DEZ CAUGHT IT” back in 2015. The play itself is timeless.

When did Calvin Johnson become Megatron on the Detroit Lions?

Williams departed the scene in Detroit by virtue of a midseason trade in 2008, and the stage was cleared for Johnson to morph into Megatron officially and take over as the top option in Detroit. He did that and then some, putting up insane numbers the rest of the way in his Lions career.

What was Calvin Johnson’s 40 yard dash time?

If you remember, at his combine in 2006, he ran a 4.3-second 40-yard dash. His hands are the size of tennis rackets, he has come through in huge games this season, has been an integral part of the Lions offense and has played a major role in the 3-0 start to this season and the Lions resurgence.

How big was Calvin Johnson’s contract with the Lions?

On March 14, 2012, Johnson signed an eight-year, $132 million contract extension with the Lions, one of the largest sports contracts ever. Johnson had a rare combination of size (6 ft 5 in and 239 lbs), catching ability, speed ( 40-yard dash in 4.35 seconds), strength, leaping ability, and body control.

Where did Calvin Johnson play college football at?

Calvin Johnson Jr., (born September 29, 1985) is a former American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League (NFL) for nine seasons with the Detroit Lions. He played college football at Georgia Tech, where he was a two-time All-American, and was selected by the Lions second overall in the 2007 NFL Draft.

Williams departed the scene in Detroit by virtue of a midseason trade in 2008, and the stage was cleared for Johnson to morph into Megatron officially and take over as the top option in Detroit. He did that and then some, putting up insane numbers the rest of the way in his Lions career.

When did Megatron get his nickname Megatron?

Megatron racked up 1,202 receiving yards and 15 touchdowns en route to earning the Fred Biletnikoff Award and being named a Consensus All-American and the 2006 ACC Player of the Year. One of the most athletically-gifted WRs ever. With one of the greatest nicknames ever.

What did Megatron do in his last year of college?

Throughout his collegiate tenure, Johnson played in 36 games and logged 178 receptions and 28 touchdowns. His last year in college was prolific. Megatron racked up 1,202 receiving yards and 15 touchdowns en route to earning the Fred Biletnikoff Award and being named a Consensus All-American and the 2006 ACC Player of the Year.

Where was Calvin Johnson drafted in the NFL?

Calvin Johnson was a first-round pick (second overall) by the Detroit Lions in the 2007 NFL Draft, after the Raiders drafted Jamarcus Russell first overall. The Lions were rumored to be looking to trade Megatron, but a deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers fell through and Johnson started his pro football career in Detroit.