Calvin Johnson
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"Calvin Johnson, Jr.", nicknamed "Megatron", is an American football wide receiver for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Georgia Tech, and was recognized as an All-American twice. He was selected by the Lions with the second overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft.

On March 14, 2012, Johnson signed an eight-year, $132 million contract extension with the Lions, one of the List of largest sports contracts/largest sports contracts ever.

Johnson has a rare combination of size (6 ft 5 in and 239 lb), hands, speed (40-yard dash in 4.35 seconds and 100 meter in 10.23 seconds), strength, leaping ability, body control and Eye–hand coordination/hand-eye coordination. His nickname "Megatron" was given to him by former Lions wide receiver Roy Williams (wide receiver)/Roy Williams and the name caught on with fans.

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He told us it'd be a great opportunity for us. And it turned out it was.

We still need to play fundamental football, and we must rise to the occasion if nothing else.

As long as somebody gets open, it doesn't matter who gets the ball, ... We've got five receivers that can start at any time. It's not really a problem.

D-Bo had a great game, so now a lot of teams, they're not sure what to do. They can't just key on me. They've got to key on both of us. D-Bo had a coming-out party.

I hoping to make it [decision] sometime next week. I love the academics at Tech. I can get a great degree there in engineering. Georgia has the ability to win it all next season. I think I can play early at both schools. It's going to be tough.

People say 'come hell or high water,' but both came for us.

I am here to put out a positive athlete.

It'll be a good matchup. I'd love to go out there and beat him.

It's a lot of fun. It's a good place to bring the family and have a good time.