After an eight-season, but prolific career, Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson has elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a first-ballot selection.
Known as ‘Megatron,’ Johnson has joined former Oakland/Las Vegas Raiders and Green Bay Packers defensive back Charles Woodson as first-ballot selections to the Hall of Fame for the Class of 2021.
Via Pro Football Reference, Johnson finished his career with 11,000 receiving yards, 83 touchdown catches, and one rushing touchdown.
He was also known for breaking the single season receiving yards record at 1,964 yards, and he also holds league records for 100-yard receiving games (11 – tied with Hall of Famer Michael Irvin), consecutive games with 100 yards or more (8), and consecutive games with double-digit receptions.
‘Megatron’ also was a six-time Pro Bowler, a three-time NFL All-Pro selection, and was part of the NFL All-Decade Team for the 2010s.