Former American professional football player, Charles Johnson was found dead in his hotel room on Wednesday in North Carolina.
The Super Bowl champion wide receiver was 50 years old.
The cause of his death was unknown as of Wednesday afternoon.
Johnson played nine NFL seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles, Buffalo Bills and the New England Patriots in 2001 when they won the Super Bowl.
In his younger years, he played college football for the Colorado Buffaloes.
“We offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of our former WR, and Buff great, Charles E. Johnson,” Colorado Buffaloes Football wrote on Twitter.
We offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of our former WR, and Buff great, Charles E. Johnson.
Rest in Peace, Charles. pic.twitter.com/K4jpS12tvT
— Colorado Buffaloes Football (@CUBuffsFootball) July 20, 2022
Johnson finished his career with 354 catches for 4,606 yards and 24 touchdowns.
After retiring from professional football, Johnson was employed as the Wakefield High assistant athletic director at Heritage High School in Wake Forest, North Carolina.
Johnson was born on Jan. 3, 1972, in San Bernardino, California.
Tributes are pouring in for the late player from colleagues, friends, and family.
From NTD News