Â GREENVILLE, N.C. – Former East Carolina running back Chris Johnson was one of 42 players selected to represent the AFC in the NFLâ€
The Orlando, Fla. native joins Hall of Fame rusher Earl Campbell as the only rookies in Titans franchise history to make the Pro Bowl. Johnson currently ranks second in the AFC and sixth in the NFL with 1,159 rushing yards and eight touchdowns. He ranks second in the AFC with 1,418 yards from scrimmage and fifth in the AFC with 62 first downs. Johnson is tied for sixth in the AFC with nine total touchdowns.
With his selection as a reserve running back, Johnson became the fifth Pirate in school history to be selected to the Pro Bowl following Tony Collins (1983), Earnest Byner (1990 and 1991), Jeff Blake (1995) and Rod Coleman (2005).
Pro Bowl selections are based on an equally-weighted vote of NFL players, coaches and fans.
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