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WATCH: Lonnie Johnson’s scoop-and-score touchdown in NFL Playoffs

Photo: Getty Images

Photo: Getty Images

Former Wildcat Lonnie Johnson is still a rookie in the NFL, but he certainly didn’t look like one during his scoop-and-score touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs in Sunday’s AFC Divisional Round. His quick reaction time gave Johnson his first touchdown of his professional career with the Texans.

Johnson went into the end zone standing up after recovering a forced fumble following a blocked punt. His efforts put the Texans up 13-0 over the Chiefs early in the game. Take a look:

Following his touchdown, Johnson got back to work on defense. His tackle of Travis Kelce forced a 3rd down for the Chiefs.

Here’s a snapshot of all of Johnson’s stats from the regular season, via ESPN.

Cats in the NFL… THAT’S going to be on SportsCenter.

Article written by Maggie Davis

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6 Comments for WATCH: Lonnie Johnson’s scoop-and-score touchdown in NFL Playoffs

  1. runningunnin.454
    4:00 pm January 12, 2020 Permalink

    Yep, watching the game…I thought Lonnie was going to run out of the stadium, like Forrest Gump, ha ha.

    • StillBP
      4:08 pm January 12, 2020 Permalink

      I’m enjoying reminding my card fan friend that Lamar is watching from home now too while Cat Wesley Woodyard moves on. Hopefully Lonnie moves on too.

  2. runningunnin.454
    4:08 pm January 12, 2020 Permalink

    Noooo, Lonnie may be hurt.

  3. 4everUKBlue
    4:13 pm January 12, 2020 Permalink

    Happy for Lonnie, he’s proof a person can overcome the worst of situations.

  4. runningunnin.454
    4:24 pm January 12, 2020 Permalink

    Wow, 3 TD’s in 3 minutes; Hou falling apart.

  5. HackRichards
    5:32 am January 13, 2020 Permalink

    I love Lonnie Johnson and wish him the best BUT the KC receivers made him look inadequate last night.