Johnnie Morton

Wide receiver, American football player

1971 –

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Who is Johnnie Morton?

Johnnie James Morton, Jr. is a former American college and professional football player who was a wide receiver in the National Football League for twelve seasons during the 1990s and 2000s. He played college football for the University of Southern California, and was recognized as an All-American. Originally drafted by the Detroit Lions in the first round in the 1994 NFL Draft, he also played professionally for the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers of the NFL. Morton attempted a career in mixed martial arts fighting in 2007, but was permanently suspended by the California State Athletic Commission shortly after his debut fight when his pre-fight sample tested positive for illegal performance enhancing drugs, specifically the steroid epitestosterone.

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Born
Oct 7, 1971
Torrance
Also known as
  • Johnnie James Morton
  • Johnnie James Morton, Jr
Siblings
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Southern California
Lived in
  • Torrance

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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